From Russia with Love

So the Americans and the Russians are falling out again. The Kremlin is “disappointed” the US cancelled bilateral talks due in September, since Russia granted temporary asylum to Edward Snowden. Vladimir Putin’s foreign affairs adviser said the move showed the US could not deal with Russia on an “equal basis”. A White House spokesman said […]

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Open All Hours?

My son, in his final year at UCL and back in London after a year in Russia and Spain, came up to Dad’s to collect his motorbike (’tis the easiest and cheapest way around London). It had been in ‘the garage’ for some overdue TLC and you know how you always worry when you send […]

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