What an amazing night out.
Fascinating lecture by John Pilkington, who travelled across various countries after the breakdown of the Soviet Union
Met him in the bar afterwards and told him so.
Far from bringing happiness and riches to these newly independent countries, it seems to have brought poverty and infrastructure breakdown.
Once grandiose Cities and economies are crumbling away without the help of the Communist Party.
His revelations about the truth of Chernobyl were absolutely chilling.
Thanks to Dani for helping me once I’d got back fairly late. As I have no late night care plan I’m reliant on goodwill, and am grateful