#SetHerFree – Protesting for the closure of Immigration Detention Centres in the UK

For the last two weeks I've found it exhausting and incredibly painful to walk for longer than five minutes due to a stress fracture, so, despite it getting a little better, I made the rather sad, but sensible decision not to go to Return from Strength Fest in Querfurt, Germany this weekend.  Still, I was determined …

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Communist Theme Parks, Street Beers & Chicken Goblet Men

I left J & N and headed over to VVT Park, formally VDNKh; ‘the Exhibition of National Economic Achievement.’ I was told I’d find it interesting as it was full of old Soviet statues. It also houses the 'infamous' (as I'd read) ‘worker and collective farm girl' statue, which I actually never managed to find …

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My long weekend in Moscow – the preamble

I think it was payday, January 28th,at approximately 3am I purchased my flight to Moscow for April later that (this?) year. The idea popped into my head a few months before - I knew I wanted to go somewhere alone, where I didn't know anyone. I needed to do some independent travelling again, but nothing …

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Flanders Fields – IeperFest Belgium

A weekend hardcore festival with the ladies you say? In Belgium? Where exactly? Ieper? As in the WWI battlefield area… Fields of poppies Ieper? Yes? Ah this sounds interesting, I shall go…. Tyrell So fast forward a few months and I was travelling alone on the 6am Eurostar attempting to reach Ieper in time for an afternoon …

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