Sunday, 5 February 2012

Slava! Slava! Snowman

Snowman made by Polish toddler, London. We moan in UK when we get 4 inches. "You call that snow!" snorted my Moscow friend. "In Moscow we get 40 inches!". "You call that snow!" said her mother who grew up in Siberia under Stalin. No electricity, no heating, no water, no firewood. It's all relative.

Driving back from Dvorak The Jacobin up Highgate Hill in a sturdy little Skoda, singing "Slava! Slava! Svoboda!" Other cars stalled, sliding and skidding but tough little Czechs make it thru.

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