Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Sunday 10th October 2010

Woke up to a dreich morning having gone through another time change.Scenery was much the same as yesterday until late morning when it became far more varied with hills and valleys.

We spent a chunk of the day musing about our provodnitsa (female carriage attendant). Ours is really dour and we immediately christened her Mrs Grumpy. It's a real pity because she's actually quite bonny when she smiles.

Having said that she was the epitomy of joy compared to some we saw on an adjacent train. She spends little time attending to the physical state of our carriage and more time cavorting with the male attendant in the next carriage. She does however do a good line in cheap vodka!.

We had another time zone change at 5pm so are all feeling dazed and

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