Singing for the signature

As thousands of Ukrainians descended on Maidan Square this weekend in support of Ukraine’s ‘European future’, the Ukrainian diaspora in Brussels gathered in Place Luxembourg to do their bit. Unsurprisingly, this involved singing, smiling and lots of blue and yellow. Sadly I missed the songs, but I catch some of the action :-) More on…

Museum of… toilets

I’m serious. It’s not a joke, Ukraine (Kyiv) actually has a museum of the history of the toilet!   …or lavatory, crapper, throne, bog, thunder-box, or whatever you want to call it. Allegedly (and quite believably) it is the first toilet museum in Europe. I haven’t visited yet, but I most definitely will and according to its…

NFL Europa and Babushkas

A tribute to Ukraine’s most belligerent yet beautiful phenomena – the Babushki. The real power driving Ukraine. By Brent Jordan Yocum It is a pity that NFL Europa had to close up shop and high-step back to the United States. Although, it is understandable why they blew the whistle on the whole operation. It makes perfect sense:…