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Apologies to those who are not cycling nutters

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No cyclist is safe. Timofei has retired from the secret agent business and has become a cycling enthusiast, whether it be motorized or requiring physcial effort. He has built up a stock of photos of all manner of transport resembling … Continue reading

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A day from the journal of Mister Vasily Bond

Vladivostok Boris and Timofei have discovered the Far-East of Russia. However, their incompetence continues to amaze the combined intelligence agencies. They were tasked to observe and report on maritime activities. In the first instance their photo of the Pacific Ocean … Continue reading

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In the shadow of Graf Nikolai Murav’yov-Amurckiy

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date: 24 Sep 2014 In Khabarovsk, the main street is called Ulitsa Muravyova-Amurskogo. It changes name to Karla Marxa at Lenin Square, and of course, there is a Lenin Street. There is a statue of Muravyov-Amurskiy in the park adjacent … Continue reading

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Orden Lenina (Order of Lenin)

Where Timofei goes, the pigeons follow. It was a big surprise that they had been awarded the Орден Ленина, for posing with Vladimir Ilyich so many times.

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Alex aye-aye-aye

Little is known about Boris and his allegedly nefarious activities. When he is in residence in Brisbane, it is known by a few that he has a weekly sojourn with acquaintances at a competitive event.  It is trivial.  One of … Continue reading

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Irkutsk on Sunday – Eastern Siberia

Tourism can do without the taxi mafia waiting at railway stations, ready to relieve passengers of their money. They are a nuisance, an irritation and a scourge. While our travelers have learned to avoid them, they are persistent pests. It … Continue reading

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The Restaurant Wagon on the Transmongolian

Somewhere between Krasnoyarsk and Nizhny Udinsk Timofei and Boris had retired to the restaurant wagon on the Transmongolian (Moscow to Ulaanbaator, but boarded in Krasnoyarsk, and were to detrain at Irkutsk).   The purpose of their venture was food and … Continue reading

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I wanted Scottish Referendum results

But all I could find was this……………

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