Where: Hermitage in St Peters.
Eating: hot chocolate with a spoon
Thought for the day: With a sharpener you can make a needle out of a pencil
Smell: developing, like overripe fruit
Days since hot water: 1
Top tip: Don’t forget to bring a universal bath plug for Russia. Then you can indulge in the lukewarm brown water in the hotels. And catch Giardia if you swallow any