Spring Journey – Part 3 – Stockholm, Sweden.

Musical accompaniment for this post – ABBA – Knowing Me, Knowing You (it always had to be ABBA) I expected Stockholm to be like a fridge left open – in spite of all the light spilling out, still oppressively cold. It was therefore to my delight that I found three days of sun in Stockholm, which rendered forth six hours a day of 12 degree weather. I was even so brave as to venture…

Spring Journey – Part 2 – Leiden, Netherlands.

Musical accompaniment for this post – Pharell – Hunter Hello again! Most of you will be glad to read that I’m still alive, and alive I am, thanks largely to the extraordinary generosity shown by my friend Alecky! After several days of crashing at her house – courtesy of her flatmate being off skiing, and then a comfortable airbed – I find myself more well-fed and rested than I had been…

Spring Journey – Part 1 – Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Musical accompaniment for this post – Toro Y Moi – New Loved Ones It’s been about 6 days now since I first departed New Zealand for London, since then I’ve spent approximately a third of my time in transit – so it’s with some relief that I can declare I am in fact now in pure travel mode, as I am now in the Netherlands with my mate Mike! We flew out of…