As I build up my website, I hope it will become a resource for people interested in the art, textiles and culture of Russia, central and eastern Europe.[more]

My new-look website is coming soon[more]

Watch this space for lots more about the Festival[more]

Another wonderful Soviet-era image[more]

A new film by Hungarian director László Nemes[more]

Bringing up children the Soviet way[more]

You can't avoid it if you're in Moscow in June[more]

This feat of aviation and bravado still fascinates me, after more than 30 years[more]