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The New River Valley

Ended this trip to Greensboro with a trip up to New River Valley in Virginia. The Volvo Trucks NA factory and the Volvo Trucks Customer Centre is located near Dublin. Had a presentation to give […]

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Passer Domesticus

Warm summer evenings means barbecue and dinner on the terrace. With no dog to clean up crumps and food scraps its up to the sparrows. Without fear they hop about and find anything edible, almost […]

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Hot, dry summer continues

The unusual summer weather carried on regardless into August and the second half of our vacation. The mercury came close to hitting 35°C more than a couple of times. The vegetation dried up and turned […]

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Hottest, driest summer ever

Well into our second week of vacation and we are experiencing the hottest and driest summer for a long time (maybe hottest, driest ever!). Wild forest fires are raging throughout Sweden. Water bombing planes from […]

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Building a house

First day of the vacation and a perfect day to put up a small cottage. Cooler weather, a light breeze and a lot of help from two well illustrated young men. We got the walls […]

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Fast boat to Källö Knippla

So the unusually warm and sunny summer continues. The lack of rain is wreaking havoc with the Swedish farmers and one can’t help wondering if it is Global Warming that is making its presence felt, […]

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Summer arrives early

The warm weather that settled over the west coast of Sweden already in May continued well into June. Still a couple of months away from vacation, but with quite a few public holidays thrown in, […]

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Warm days in early May

Returned from Greensboro on the hottest day of the year. The mercury hit 27°C on the Wednesday afternoon as the plane landed at Landvetter airport. The flight was uneventful, just long and tedious as usual. […]

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Coming out of the mountains

Sunday and time to return to Greensboro from my mountain retreat. It rained all morning and I had a long breakfast with Jeanette and David at the lodge. We have a connection in our interest […]

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Weekend mountain retreat

Left the office at 5 pm on Friday and got in the car and drove west first to Asheville and the up to Kana’ti Lodge near Max Patch close to the Tennessee border. A little […]