As the Spasskaya Tower Festival comes to an end, one last view from the VIP tent: a member of the Scottish Highlands Cultural Marching Brigade, enjoying his brandy and cigarette with the Spasskaya clock tower itself in the background.

Thank-yous are in order, but there will be time for that soon. For now let’s not overdo it – there are long flights to catch and customs officials to explain our tampers to.

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Farewell, Moscow, you strange and beautiful place…

 

 

 

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