Archive for June, 2011

The Adventure Continues Presents FIRENADO!

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Just a little plug for Andy Higson’s The Adventure Continues Presents FIRENADO! comedy night on 7th July at CB2 – should be awesome!

Meeting up with old friends

Friday, June 17th, 2011

One of the nicest things about coming back to Sweden has been meeting up with old friends. Monday morning I met up with Karin and little Ted and we had a pleasant stroll around Slottsskogen and took in the children’s zoo halfway up one of the hills. Monday evening I met up with Moragh and […]


Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Wednesday seemed like the sort of day to nip out to an island so we day tripped to Brännö – a island on Göteborg’s southern archipelago. It’s easy enough to cycle to from the centre of Gothenburg – it takes about an hour. Or if you find yourself bike-less then catch the number 11 tram. […]


Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The bus to Marstrand from Nils Ericson Terminalen takes about an hour. Catch the 302 or the 312. The bus takes you from mainland Sweden over a bridge to the island of Koön and from there you can catch a ferry to the island of Marstrand. Marstrand has sort of spread into Koön but despite […]

The land of brown horses and red houses

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Arrived in the land of brown horses and red houses yesterday morning shattered after a late night and early morning. It was a bit of a dash to get onto the blue and yellow flight but I made it and the journey went smoothly from then on including catching the airport bus the to the […]

A trip to Lord’s Bridge

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Today being a Sunday and there not being a whole lot of stuff to do, Tim took us to Lord’s Bridge to show us round the telescopes there. He took advantage of it being a friends and family day so we got a guided tour of the site by Rosie, Bodie and for some of […]

Strawberry Fair 2011

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Today was the long awaited Strawberry Fair on Midsummer Common. Cancelled last year for the first time since it started in 1974, it was back again this year with vigour. Thought to be originally started by Cambridge students as an alternative to the May Balls, it’s now one of largest free festivals in Europe and […]