Red Star Special 2014


The night out in Jyvaskyla was fun. We bussed into the city and walked up to a bar that seemed very local. Dark music and sketchy Finnish characters. Quite a few rounds went down there until the first game of the soccer world cup started at 11pm and a bunch […]

Everything good must come to an end…




6/6 After a phenomenal train ride (actually classed as one of the finest in Europe), I got to join my passengers in Andalsnes. I got off after 6 hours on the train and in the car park a big old guy came up to me calling ‘Topdeck!'( a surprisingly regular […]

Troll’s Pass, my birthday and the Arctic Circle


3/6 Well it did get much prettier on the drive. Wildflowers were everywhere and the woods pressed closer and closer on either side of us, so many fresh green trees  that looked excited to be there. The flowers looked like foxgloves I think. Purples varying their hue through magenta and down to the lightest of […]

From Oslo to Andalsnes – Or how I came to ...



29/6 The ferry upset quite a few people, it got rough and there was much vomiting, or so I’m told. I didn’t mind it, I even went out on the deck to feel the wind which was so strong that if I had tried to jump overboard I think the […]

Copenhagen to Stockholm


We call it ‘going in blind’ when you go on a trip to places that you have never been before. Imagine; you know how to do your job, in a hospital, in a store, wherever. Now they take you to a different hospital or store and ask you to do […]

Blind x 3 – RS2505