Can't mention the concert without also thanking my landlady and neighbours for inviting me, such a generous thing to do. They were friends of Pavel Messner (he owned the next door dacha ) and obviously miss him.
I am an accidental Muscovite, swopping a lifetime in London for Russia. Join me in the confusions, pleasures and - hopefully - moments of insight that going somewhere else can provoke.
and the follow-up...
If you have enjoyed this blog, then come and visit me elsewhere - now I have found myself accidentally in Sydney, Australia. This is a city that seems very straightforward on the surface - so I hope to look behind appearances.