Tag Archives: Baltic Sea

Romancing the fear.

I will always love Scandinavia….Viking genes are there in my DNA, my ancestors settling in the West of Scotland and Northern Ireland, but it is that very spirit that calls to me now. The preparations are underway; so much to … Continue reading

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Adieu to my Viking sister…

We never know… This world is beautiful, messy and bloody with no way of avoiding what is coming. We have so little time to take it by the horns and live it with dignity, courage and humour. My viking sister, … Continue reading

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And ‘Baby’ makes three!

No, I’m not pregnant… but it is time to raid the ‘piggybank’ again! Spring is always the most expensive time of year for the live-aboard sailor. Last year it was the never-ending starter-motor affair which was finally ordered from those lovely … Continue reading

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The Final Sunset.

So this is my final post from Sweden as I shall return to England on Thursday. Free will stay here in Borka Brygga until next May, under the capable supervision of Micke Vanewijk and his friend Jan Erik… I know … Continue reading

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A Viking’s Return…

It has been one thousand eight hundred and forty seven nautical miles since leaving the coast of East Anglia, last August, and on a truly majestic late summer evening, I sailed into the beautiful little haven of Borka Brygga. The … Continue reading

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