Tag Archives: Sailing

Disappearing Liverpool

I step down from the train as it finally grinds to a halt in Lime Street and traverse the station concourse with a huge smile on my face. I am back in Liverpool, a city which is slowly staking a … Continue reading

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Friends that pass in the night…

A few months have passed since the last instalment of the Viking Saga has been written, and to be sure, Lyskväll seems like a lifetime away, a distant memory of my love affair with the north of Scandinavia. Life has interrupted … Continue reading

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Welcome to you all

A little thank you, to all my new followers. Welcome to my website. You all make it worthwhile and it is a privilege to know that you consider it worth a view, especially with all the IT stimulation in the … Continue reading

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My friend and the cruel sea…

One of the reasons I came to Liverpool was to visit the Maritime Museum. As you know, I love ships and come from a sea faring family. I used to watch the ships coming in and out of the Tyne, … Continue reading

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Sixty Degrees North!

Finally… after waiting a whole lifetime… I crossed the sixty degree northerly latitude after a rip-roaring sail from Arholma Island to Ōregrund. I have turned the corner into the Gulf of Bothnia, steering North Nor’ West. I celebrated by starting … Continue reading

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Almost heaven…

Finally I have reached the island of Orrön, the home of Axel and Clare. As I have written before, Axel was sailing his catamaran with Mark, from Lubeck to his family’s island in the Stockholm Archipelago, when I met them … Continue reading

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The Blue, Blue Baltic

Fortune has smiled on me since leaving the Kiel Canal and I now find myself in the charming little Hanseatic town of Wismar, in the old East Germany, or what used to be laughingly referred to as the Deutsch Democratic … Continue reading

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