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Troikas at the Tron

I spent a lovely 4 hours yesterday in the company of 2 female teachers from Moscow and their 3 teenage kids. Irina and Natalia were extremely enthusiastic about Edinburgh, particularly Irina who had been here before. Scots have played a significant role in Russian history, from the architecture in St Petersburg through founding the Russian Navy and one, James Wylie was personal physician to Cszar Peter the Great, While Edinburgth’s own, Elsie Inglis set up the Scottish Womens Hospital in Russia during the Great War of 1914/18..

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