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Dejlige, dejlige København

The first weekend in September, summer is drawing to a close. Peter, our good friend and former neighbour, turned 70 earlier this year and we gave him a weekend in Copenhagen as a present. This […]

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Roadtrip to Norrland

First week of vacation and time for our annual roadtrip up north, this time to Tärnaby. Coincidentally we escape the worst heatwave in years. We manage a reasonably early start on Sunday morning and drive […]

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Wonderful Fleurieu Peninsula

The Fleurieu Peninsula south of Adelaide is an area of rolling hills, clusters of gum trees, and steep cliffs leading in to a clear, turquoise ocean. It’s a part of the world that I love […]

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2022 begins

The lovely, white snow disappeared overnight. 2022 is here and everything is the same as it has always been, and at the same time it’s completely different. Orust is as lovely as always, with or […]

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Doodles in the snow

It’s bitterly cold and windy but the sun is shining. Wanted a change of scenery and caught the ferry out to Hönö for a walk with Cooper by the sea. Beautiful, but bloody freezing. Met […]

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Summer roadtrip day 5

A Berner bitch on heat, a protective Berner alpha male and labradoodle boy just discovering his natural urges is a volatile mix. Cooper managed to tip toe around Vegas, who totally ignored him, despite both […]

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Australia day 6

When we woke up this morning the fog had cleared and it was beautiful and sunny. Breakfast on the porch of our Airbnb listening to the cockatoos screeching, the magpies warbling and a whole bunch […]

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Australia day 5

348 years after Captain Cook stepped on to Botany Bay it was our turn to meander around Australias largest city. Packed up our stuff from the Airbnb in Chippendale and parked the Kia van in […]

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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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Stillingsön in November

Roxy and I took to the summer house after work on Friday. It doesn’t take long to warm the place up with a crackling fire and to dissolve the weeks troubles in a glass or […]

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Lissabon & Volvo Ocean Race

First visit to Lissabon, Portugal. A beautiful city full of history and culture. Had the honour of representing Volvo Trucks at the second Volvo Ocean Race stop-over. Met customers, watched some amazing sailing, attended gala […]

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North Carolina, February 2017

Work took me to Greensboro in North Carolina at the end of February. Unusually warm days, and cold, and torrential rain and thunderstorms, all in the space of less than 2 weeks.  Some colleagues from […]