“Ukraine through children’s eyes”

In the past two weeks, adults in Ukraine and Europe (especially those entrusted to run countries and governments) have given us a superb lesson in stupidity and incompetence. Self interest, selective justice, coercion, ignorance and a complete lack of interest/understanding from Western Europe have all been displayed in the almighty international cock-up known as the…

Exhibition: A Room of My Own

Spring arrived in scorching-hot style this weekend and I’ve been doing everything possible to get out of the house and enjoy the soul-lifting sunshine. I was quite happy therefore to receive the following press release and invitation to a new gallery/exhibition opening in Kiev next week. Not only do I have a new reason to leave the house, but…

Picture perfect: Kyiv

Between 2003 and 2009 I went on a mission to visit every country in Europe. From Tampere in Finland to Athens in Greece, my mission took me through 49 different countries and two unrecognised territories. It was an inspirational journey through some of the best and the worst places in Europe and left me with a…

State Air Museum

Have you every wanted to see a MiG-28 do a 4G negative dive? Well, you can’t because MiG 28’s don’t exist. However, the State Air Museum of Ukraine does and it is paradise for Top Gun movie fans, plane enthusiasts, and everyone else in Kiev with some time to kill. The museum is actually located on the same…