Tag Archives: transport

Oslo, by rail and boat, in January

We made another trip to add to those in the previous post. Carolyn was invited to examine a PhD in Oslo and not having been there, I went along too, as tour organiser. This was similar to the Gothenburg and … Continue reading

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Malmö: The Journey

I will write about Malmö and Skåne in a later post, or maybe two.  This one is about going to Malmö from Manchester, and back, by train. Carolyn had an invitation to do a keynote at the Community, Work and … Continue reading

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Made by the railway – threatened by the railway?

In London for a few days helping out with the morning school run and catching up with daughter and granddaughter, I made an excursion to Ickenham in what was Middlesex, now in the outer London borough of Hillingdon.  Why?  It’s … Continue reading

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After our trip to Italy was interrupted by family illness and a death we had the dilemma of trying to recoup most of the ticket and accommodation costs via insurance (most rail tickets were non-refundable and not changeable) or resuming … Continue reading

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Pendolinos and Frecciarossas: some rail experiences at home and continental Europe.

After a journey on Mr Branson’s smelly Pendolino to London we split up – Carolyn to visit her ailing father in Kent and me to visit Anna and Adela in London. A couple of afternoons spent playing witches, making biscuits … Continue reading

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