I find when I’m reading an article online, I start reading something vaguely intellectual or, at the very least, ‘thought-provoking’, but often find myself sadly seduced by the vacuous ‘around the web’ links frequenting t’internet these days. 2,307 more words
Tags » Cultural Observations
The Russians have some odd habits. No doubt the Brits have got some strange habits too but that’s not something I would notice! Anyway, I’m living here in Russia and I’m writing about Russia, so here are four different Russian habits which I came across pretty much every day… 796 more words
I was driving home yesterday when I noticed the license plate in front of me said “Old Soul”. I recognized the term from cultural conversations I have from time-to-time with friends, so I was curious to see about finding an actually definition on-line later that evening. 127 more words
Hopefully my posts have given you some impression of what Russian people are like. Now for what the Russians think of us, the British. Well, at least the stereotypes they have about us. 608 more words
In light of the horrific weekend in Paris and Beirut, here are some interesting statistics and some articles on terrorism.
Children dying from hunger/poor nutrition/water-related issues: on average 1 child dies every 10 seconds, all day, everyday or 3,000,000 per year… 228 more words