A long planned visit to Shetland with the family. Great that Geth finally got to see Shetland in the sun, and that Steff had lovely weather (and ponies!) to help make her first visit memorable. Continue reading
I prefer the portrait version of this photo (on the website) but this is cropped so it will be visible in Facebook … Continue reading
I love dammsugare (vacuum cleaners)! Together with Swedish coffee, of course.
There are lots of rune stones in the part of Sweden we were visiting. This was the biggest, with runes and interlacing patterns carved into a large rock.
We visited Älvkarleby whilst in Sweden so that I could see the clock tower immortalised in two tunes which Byss-Calle wrote to win a bet. “Byggnan” is still on my to-learn list, but I played “Klockstapelvalsen”; here’s the video.
Byss-Calle is probably turning in his grave at the fluffed notes, but hey, when in Älvkarleby standing next to the Klockstapel you have to go for it.
We found a lovely stuga on the island of Väddö (connected to the mainland by three bridges!). Continue reading
We had only visited Haute-Savoie briefly before. It was certainly warm this year, even in Belgium on the journey out!
Our Canada visit this year was purely to Toronto. Dee and Geth were over because of Geth having a conference, so we were able to have plenty family meet-ups.Continue reading