Tag: abbamail

Winifred Atwell’s Grave

Being home for Easter is an opportunity to catch up with family, both the living and the dead. And today we visited a few cemeteries...

Fikar

Aside from the excitement of Melodifestivalen, it’s been a weekend for catchups. Thanks to my long-term involvement in the world of ABBA fans, I’ve met...

Gott Nytt År

Having previously braved the sometimes drunken crowds at Sydney’s nine pm and midnight fireworks, I’ve concluded it’s sometimes just as good to watch them on...

Dancing Queen

I’ve never really quite got the exercise thing. As a child I was never really very good at sport as I struggled with hand-eye co-ordination....

Meeting Mikey and Melodifestivalen Gallery

As noted here and here, I enjoyed a terrific weekend catching with some current and former members of ABBAMAIL/Village, and watching Melodifestivalen with an assortment...

Nice Bloke

Due to my long-term involvement in the “ABBA Fan Community”, I’ve met people from all over the world. Last year for example as I travelled...

ABBAMAIL Ends

A dozen years ago I was part of a fairly dysfunctional and heavily moderated mailing list for ABBA fans run by a bloke called James...

Stockholm Pride – Day One

As soon as I saw his name in the program, I headed straight for Pride Park. I’m talking about Carl Magnus Palm, the author of...

Sardine Sunday

So far I’ve managed to avoid “Sardine Sunday”, as they’re calling it: the day when there are half a dozen major events happening in Sydney,...