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Kate Martin

Meet the Russians

Who is Ded Moroz and Snegurochka?

 New Year Celebrated in Russia When I was a child I truly believed in Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost). I knew that if I behaved well throughout the year, Ded Moroz would give me lots of cool presents. Along with the American…

Epiduo gel review
Health & Beauty

Epiduo Gel for Acne Review

I’ve been suffering from mild acne for over a year now. This condition came out of nowhere since my skin had been healthy and clear with only occasional spots cropping up here and there. Unlike acne, those spots healed…

Russian winter sports
Meet the Russians

Why are Russians so good at winter sports?

I am always filled with pride and joy for the Russians and their dazzling performance at the Winter Olympics. They do well at Alpine skiing, figure skating, speed skating, snowboarding etc. etc. And although Russians suck at football, they…

Why you should visit Kazan, Russia
Travel

A British tourist traveling to Kazan, Russia

*This is a guest post written for OM by my lovely English husband. If you told the average Brit that you had just come back from a trip to Tatarstan, they would probably say they have never heard of…

Meet the English

How do British People celebrate Christmas?

Christmas in Britain Christmas is my favourite time of the year. In December, London transforms from a busy business centre into a magical fairy tale. The best way to get the spirit of Christmas in London is to take…

A Review of WUKA Period Pants
Health & Beauty

A Review of WUKA Period Pants

My Thoughts on WUKA Period Pants Having read that on average a woman disposes of 11,000 tampons/pads in her lifetime, that then take not years but centuries to decompose, I decided to do a bit of digging. Sadly, it’s still…

The best family movies to watch at Christmas
Lifestyle

The best family Christmas films

Love Actually When Love Actually first came out no one really liked it. After a few years it became so popular that is now regarded as the best Christmas film. It’s is all about love and Christmas. Many interesting…