Therapy at Gloria Jean's. February 1st 2008 My life has been moving in slow, predictable circles lately; if only the same could be said about my ice-skating.
Fed up of not doing anything creative with our weekends, we went to the Bolshevik Arena in Shulyavska for a Saturday skate. Everyone around us on the ice rink was in a good mood; teenage girls giggled and twirled past distinguished sixtysomething men in grey suits, who in turn glide ... read more
Europe » Ukraine Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kievan Rus was incorporated into the Gran... ... read more
I am a British translator and travel writer. I now live in London, after working in Ukraine for three years. My blog is a collection of stories about the people and places that have captured my imagination during my travels through Europe - I hope you'll enjoy them.
You can find more of my writing and photography on my blog, MY EUROPE, and links to my published travel writing here.
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