Is The Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Engagement Big News Across The Atlantic?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement has pushed every other story off the front page of UK newspapers. Only the British Government’s shambles at negotiating the EU withdrawal gets a look in. But how big is the engagement story on the other side of the Atlantic? Or in the rest of Europe? Come to thinkContinue reading “Is The Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Engagement Big News Across The Atlantic?”

Russians Throwing Coins In Saint Petersburg

From this post about Chizhik-Pyzhik: In the first photo you can see Chizhik-Pyzhik, a tiny statue of a bird on a pedestal built into the stonework of the riverside near the Pantelejmonov bridge that crosses the River Fontanki in Saint Petersburg. Local residents throw small coins onto the platform near the bird’s legs in theContinue reading “Russians Throwing Coins In Saint Petersburg”