Month: Aug 2018

Moscow magic

First time flying with Aeroflot. Flight very comfortable, stewardesses lovely. Moscow warm and sunny, unfortunately a long transfer hitch (from UK based company) but friendly eventual replacement then rush hour in sunset. Moscow looked a bit Istanbul from outskirts, lots of apartment building going…

Exploring North Asia

I met my landlord’s mum who has just come back from a trip to Russia and Mongolia. She loved both countries and said everyone was really warm and friendly. She enjoyed spending a night in a yurt. There were a couple of yurts at…

Russian language travel tip #2

Following on from not mixing up Пышка (sort of donut) and пушка (gun) which is a Simpsons episode waiting to happen, another two words that are probably best not to mix up Трудный (difficult) Трусы (knickers)

Three Things You Should Know about Medical Device Regulations in Russia and the Eurasian Union, August 2018

Originally posted on Medical Device Regulations in Russia and Eurasian Union:
Dear Colleagues, Here is my monthly newsletter with the most important regulatory updates on medical devices in Russia and the Eurasian Union for August 2018. 1. Potential Changes in the Eurasian Medical Device…

A deer in Richmond park

I would vote for a Corbyn government

I don’t share all the views of the Corbyn cabinet e.g. on the EU – UK relationship in a political sense but I would still vote for a labour government right now. We need decent human beings with integrity and vision. Whilst many across…

Please support EU citizens initiative

Please sign this important petition PERMANENT EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENSHIP EU citizens elect the European Parliament and participate in its work, thus exercising treaty rights, enhancing Union democracy, and reinforcing its citizenship. Noting the ECJ’s view of Union citizenship as a ‘fundamental status’ of nationals…