Pushkin – The story so far…


Original playout date: 29 December 2007
Duration: 5:27

Some flashbacks to when we had bought Pushkin some months earlier, his homecoming in September 2007 and subsequent weeks of growing up and getting used to us.
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Huliganov’s 2nd North Experience #10 – Taxi Ride to Manhattan Island (purple language warning)


Original playout date: 29 December 2007
Duration: 12:14

This is a new york yellow cab driver, and I won’t identify him, probably couldn’t anyway. But he was very chatty, and it was interesting to listen to and keep for posterity some of the things he said.
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Huliganov’s 2nd North Experience #9 – “If I can make vids there”


Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Original playout date: 29 December 2007
Duration: 9:57

In a New York (S)state of mind, we review some of the still photography taken from the road going down to New York from Upstate New York.
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Once upon a December – Anastasia


Original playout date: 28 December 2007
Duration: 2:28

A nice little musical muckaround with Sophie and Tatiana providing impossible levels of cuteness.
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Huliganov’s 2nd North American Experience – #8 – Holiday Inn in Albania


Original playout date: 28 December 2007
Duration: 12:06

The opening few minutes of this video recapitulates the end of the former video, at the Fireside. But from there we proceed in dark driving to Albany, or as Huliganov puts it “Albania”.
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Huliganov’s 2nd North American Experience #7 – Lake Placid and the Fireside Steak House


This Fireside Steak House (2653 Main Street) in Lake Placid was one of the best meals, as well as best value, I’ve ever had. It was well worth the detour.

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… are the precise co-ordinates if you fancy trying it for yourself.”

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Huliganov’s Canadian Ehxperience #6 Between Montreal and New York City


Original playout date: 25 December 2007
Duration: 12:20

You must know the score by now, as we turn towards New York, we are on the 6th of the New Canadian Experience which I now amd calling Huliganov’s 2nd North American Experience as we cross over the border into the United States again.
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News at Ten – Blair becomes Pope


Original playout date: 22 December 2007
Duration: 0:18

Following his 2007 connversion to Roman Catholicism, Bliar had a serie of meetings to become the first Pope to have been converted into the faith only days previously, and to be beatified while still alive and serving as EU President as St Antonius Bliarius, patron saint of war criminals.
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In the Defence of a Lady


Original playout date: 22 December 2007
Duration: 2:18

One of the most watched videos on the channel with more than half a million views, this is not by me, this is an example of some dozen or so occasions where I just took a clip that was not available to an international audience, added subtitles and internationalised it. There have been no complaints or claims by the actual owners, who are shown in the clip, a famous cabaret (sketch show as we would put it) from Poland.
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Huliganov’s Russia #9/11 – Hermitage


Original playout date: 22 December 2007
Duration: 12:14

Looking at the Big and Little Nevas, which I neva knew existed. After that looking at the Hermitage museum, one of the largest and finest collections on the planet.
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Huliganov’s Finnish Experience #3 – Land of Lakes


Original playout date: 21 December 2007
Duration: 8:15

“We leave Imatra and start to go up country to Puumala. On the way, I take a hitchhiker, Kai, who it turns out lives in England only a few miles away from my first wife and kids. He came back to check up on his property, and he gave me some interesting insights into the region only a few of which you hear here, as this was where my panasonic ran out of batteries and the Fuji picks up the thread from the start of the next instalment. At first you can hear I went out of character when Kai was in the car, but I didn’t want to intimidate him and have him thinking he had got into a car with some crazy person driving, so I hope you’ll understand why that bit is off-accent and off-character. Read the rest of this entry

The True Beauty Lies Beneath


Original playout date: 20 December 2007
Duration: 0:17

This one won’t take up much of your time. What it may need, though is an explanation.
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