Tag Archives: Hudiksvall

Agön Island and the Borka invasion!

Every year the Enångers Båtsällskap, better known to you as the Borka boat club (as I have referred to it in the past) visits a charming little island known as Agön. This beautiful, small wooded island lies at the entrance … Continue reading

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Glada Hudik!

Hudiksvall has become even happier, with street markets and interesting things happening. Eva and I had a look and experienced some genuine Swedish folk music. I really loved the strange violin type instrument on the left! The wind has finally … Continue reading

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Swedish ‘doings’

Finally, due to the miraculous intercession of the ‘Angel Anders’, Free’s long suffering engine Polly roared into action after a bewildering amount of defects, most of which were out of my ken. I am a reasonably competent mechanic, otherwise I would never have … Continue reading

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Zen and the art of delay…

Spiritual lessons often come in unusual situations… Strange to think that a lowly starter-motor could provide such an enlightening opportunity! By now I should have been well north of Glada Hudik, or happy Hudiksvall as it is known in Sweden. … Continue reading

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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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