Tag: Stockholm

  • Stockholm Scenes

    Stockholm Scenes

    With news today of furtther job losses in the airline industry in Australia, and a prediction there will not be many international flights for at least another year, I’ve begun to think about (and save money for) where I might visit next.… Read the rest

  • Photographs of Snow and Ice

    Photographs of Snow and Ice

    In the midst of a warm summer in Sydney, I’ve been watching friends post photographs of snow in Europe. Their photographs have inspired me to go looking for photographs from the past where I’ve experienced snow myself (which I love) taken in Sweden and Iceland.… Read the rest

  • Never Drink During The Speech

    Never Drink During The Speech

    A colleague messaged me yesterday saying “I just watched Caroline Wilson’s speech. I saw you in the crowd”. He was referring to the Andrew Olle Media Lecture, which I’ve written about previously.… Read the rest

  • Hej då Sverige

    Hej då Sverige

    My final day in Stockholm was a fairly brief one, with a planned afternoon flight back to Sydney. Once again, I woke early to overcast conditions. Yes, the weather’s turned, and so it’s time for me to return.… Read the rest

  • The Weather’s Changed

    The Weather’s Changed

    A friend sent me a text message today. Accompanying the photograph of rain on the window from his office was a note, “Did you really have to take the weather with you back to Australia?… Read the rest

  • Måndag’s Views

    Måndag’s Views

    Until I began to research this trip, I hadn’t known of the “Backfika” phenomenon in Stockholm, where Michelin-rated restaurants often operate lower priced bistros. Last week, I visited “Oaxen” and today, I had lunch at a place called “Eriks Backfika”, which in this case, is a close relative of Gondolen, the iconic Stockholm restaurant with excellent views.… Read the rest

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