Norway 2017: The Northern Lights are like women in fashion magazines

This post was originally going to be about the evils of (and I stand by that – never use them, they are evil) but now it’s not. Norway was simply too nice to waste an entire post on something as unpleasant as It wasn’t an auspicious start. I had to get up at… More Norway 2017: The Northern Lights are like women in fashion magazines

Photoset: Red

A lot of my photos are somewhere on the spectrum of blue-grey-green-brown-black-white so I decided that my next photoset would be red-themed. That was a mistake – I have very few red-themed photos but I’ve dragged a few out, mostly from Switzerland.

Year Abroad: Lugano

Towards the end of my year abroad, my friend Angela’s mother came to visit and we decided to make a long day trip to Lugano, which is a long way from our home in Neuchâtel. I didn’t write a blog at the time so I don’t have a record of many of the details but bless… More Year Abroad: Lugano


Back in September, on the back of a bad summer at work and an issue at Guides, I ran off for a short weekend in Manchester and Liverpool. I took the direct train from Southampton – and it kind of astonishes me that there’s a direct train to Manchester from Southampton – first thing on… More Manchester

Travel Plans 2017

I didn’t think I’d have many travel plans for 2017, given that I had no idea what state my employment would be in but it seems I’m ok for now. I celebrated being back at work part-time in November with a wee little trip to Tromsø later this month – at a cost of no… More Travel Plans 2017