I was recently interviewed for the Sunday Times Travel, it was published online and featured some of my work. I was pretty happy with it, obviously it has been edited and sub-edited, but take a read and I hope you find it interesting.
It’s getting dark and despite being frozen I can still feel the sharp hail like ice particles hitting me in the face. This is getting serious now, the freezing fog has closed in, visibility had been reduced and we are almost out of fuel, we have been searching for the last three hours yet no …
My first encounter with real non-English speaking Russians was at the local supermarket. I managed to find the goods I wanted, then it hit me, I would have to communicate with the person on the check-out. I approached with a knot in my stomach, my brain working overtime and spinning, this was so far out of my comfort zone I’d need a space ship to get back to it.