Monthly Archives: May 2014

The pain and the glory.

Every year has its incident. The seafaring life always throws problems at you as if to say; “So you want to be free, huh? Well how about this?” Bish…. “What now?” Replies the Viking Queen, “Haven’t I had enough in the … Continue reading

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A working girl!

Busy, busy, busy! That’s the name of the game. Summer is slowly seeping into Enånger (pronounced eh-nong-er) fjord, teasing the pines and silver birches, which have burst into a dazzling foliage. All is becoming green; swallows dash and dive across … Continue reading

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In…

There are two really bad moments when you live on a boat… Getting lifted out, and being dropped back in, with the latter verb hopefully metaphorical in nature! Saturday the tenth of May was Free’s official start to summer and my nerves … Continue reading

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A Swedish Return

On a beautiful, crisp Spring afternoon, I touched down at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport and then took the first of my two trains north; firstly a fast inter city to Gävle (pronounced ‘yeyvla’), and the second a slower cross country, to … Continue reading

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