Putin Huilo adopts Star KIC 9696936

It’s just incredible what extents Vladimir Putin will go to so that he can have an influence not only in Eurasia, but throughout the Milky Way. Just goes to illustrate just how it is that Putin-Huilo! It now becomes even clearler why Putin was so upset with the aborted launch of the Angara rocket on…

Twenty years old and still fresh today – OPALNIY PRYNZ

Anyone who has taken the time to peruse the pages of my blog has probably already figured that I am an individual who can and has worn many different hats. At times I have received some positive commentary and encouragement while at others I have become engaged in heated debate. Nevertheless, I always try to…

The ShokolaD Kupidon Gig…

Well needless to say, there was a lot going on during the weekend of the June 13-14. First of all had a charity ball that our Rotary Club was organizing on the Saturday, and secondly had to make sure everything would work out for ShokolaD on Sunday as well. When I arrived at Kupidon, and…

The morning after – the ShokolaD interview

I got up the next morning and I was still staying on Filetova, not to far away from where I had to be in about an hour, and as usual, for that district of L’viv I missed the time period when the hot water was turned on. Well it was after all Friday and I…

An interlude from something sweet – Oleh Skrypka absent from Kraina Mriy

Yesterday a friend of mine and fellow Twitterer hinted that she would be interviewing Oleh Skrypka today… According to her report on Deutsche Welle it seems the initiator of the Kraina Mriy festival, now in its sixth year, will not himself be at the festival. In fact he will be at a festival taking place…

The first little nibble of ShockolaD

I had been up early that day and in a totally different part of town working on a project taking place out at the Shakespeare Restaurant, owned by another friend of mine, located on Lublinska Street. It had been drizzling on an off all day long, that twenty-eighth day of May. I was a little…

Pre-ShockolaD – but just as sweet working out some deals for charity

Between the time I had first met Dana at Liviy Bereh underneath the L’viv Opera, a few days had gone by, but during that time I had arranged accommodations for some employees of a friend of mine who were coming into town on Wednesday morning and had been running around meeting with journalists and trying…

And there isn’t just chicken!

Along with seeing posters for the Chicken Fest upon my descent into or ascent out of the Kyiv metro system, there has been one other poster that has been hard not to miss. It’s the advert for an event called Trypilske Kolo eco-cultural festival, which will be taking place on the weekend of June 28-29…

Sheshory ethno-festival to move

While the name will remain the same it turns out the annual Sheshory ethno-festival will no longer be held in the village of Sheshory, according to the www.sumno.com website. There are a few reasons for this according to the article. First of all the size of the festival has outgrown its venue. In addition the…

Mlada Concert in Kyiv

Well as I had mentioned in a previous post, I was planning to go to Mlada’s concert on Tuesday March 13, 2007 and it did happen; however wasn’t looking that positive on Monday. I went to the regular ticket outlets and no one seemed to know anything about the concert, so Monday night I dug…