Category Archives: Sweden

An airlock, rune mastery & the meaning of life

The Swedish train was impressive. We’d flown into Stockholm from Manchester – after another early taxi thanks to untimely rail strikes – with carry-on luggage only, for a (slightly) cheaper ticket. In no time at all we were standing, somewhat … Continue reading

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Trips off my tongue

I’ll soon be writing up the first of what may be several pieces about our recent trip to Sweden, but, in the meantime, hope you’ll enjoy these appetisers, fresh from my little pink notebook. Word-food-pictures 1 At Hambergsfisk – a … Continue reading

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Lights, sights and lingonberries

Nearing ten o’clock at night. Speeding through customs with a small, carry-on backpack to a waiting taxi. Luxury! Well before eleven we round a corner warmed by the glowing windows of the William Pub to arrive at Akademi Hotellet. Opening … Continue reading

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