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Cafe Alfresco

Best Part: The Drinks were quite nice

Time was not on our side this week. Mr Midweek lunch was hemmed in by meetings so we were forced to eat very close to his office on Victoria Street.

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St Albans

Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kievs remind me of nights when my sister and I had to cook for ourselves when our parents were working. When I say ‘cook’, I mean I put a frozen chicken kiev with frozen potato waffles in the oven for half an hour and boiled some frozen mixed veg on the hob. 638 more words


Euromaidan - the decisive turn of a revolution that worked

“We are meeting at 22:30 under the Monument of Independence. Dress warm, bring umbrellas, tea, coffee, good mood and friends. Reposts are highly encouraged.”

This, at first sight, innocent Facebook post by Ukrainian journalist Mustafa Nayyem (November 21, 2013) was the start of the country’s self-organised uprising. 466 more words

"We're Not Afraid!": Veterans will march in the center of Kiev on May 9th

From Fort Russ

Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ

29th April, 2016



A likely ban on the celebration of Victory Day in Ukraine would be an insult to the veterans of the great Patriotic war. 466 more words

Ex-wrestler stopped for 'drink driving' - takes down SEVEN police officers trying to arrest him

A former Olympic wrestling champ kept seven police officers at bay when they tried to arrest him after he was accused of drink driving.

Vyacheslav Oliynyk – who won gold for Ukraine in 1996 – shrugged off pepper spray and police batons as officers attempted to restrain him in Kiev. 453 more words