Our Soviet summer

As anyone who knows me will be aware – because I often mention it! – in 1987 our family spent 5 months in the Soviet Union. My husband Robert, who worked for the British Council, was sent to the British Embassy in Moscow on a temporary assignment to fill the Cultural Attache post. Thomas and Bryony were aged 6 and 3 when we arrived. I hope they have happy memories of the experience. I certainly do.

I finally got round to scanning a lot of the prints I had from that time, and have made a photobook, which you can see by clicking here.


Thomas and Bryony on the river boat from Fili Park back to our home stop near the Ukraine Hotel


One Response to Our Soviet summer
  1. Hilkka Öhman-Mäki
    February 9, 2015 | 1:39 pm

    You visited in Helsinki,too. Did Bryony and Thomas like the seals, which were throwing up? My children loved them.

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