On 31st August, 1991, the Supreme Soviet of the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic declared independence from a collapsing Soviet Union and one of the worlds most difficult to spell countries was born. Kyrgyzstan. As a result each year the day is celebrated as Independence Day, with the added twist that as it happens on 31st […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I’m not moving! I have unpacked my bag and for a whole month I don’t have to worry about trying to stuff it all back in it again. I will be spending all of August at the rather grandly named “London School of Bishkek” learning some introductory Russian. I’m slightly worried about what effect this […]Continue Reading... No Comments.