Category: Travel Narratives

Travel Narrative – Cracking Shells

Travel Narrative – Cracking Shells

Thoughts on crayfish season in Sweden – I remember my first time…

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Decoding Lagom – What is Lagom?

Decoding Lagom – What is Lagom?

What is Lagom? I noticed it once while dining with a couple world-class violinists and two bassists.

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What scares you when travelling?

What scares you when travelling?

What activity scares you when traveling? I’m scared of deep water. I don’t even blame the movie Jaws for this fear…

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Guards at the Royal Palace - Street scenes from Stockholm

Thoughts On Preparedness From The Swedish Royal Wedding

From a brute hockey player with tousled brown hair to a “gentleman” with gelled and sleeked-back brown hair, the country watched a personal trainer from supposedly nowhere transform from a spontaneous guy into a primped up robot-like prince-in-waiting…

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Notes on Travel and The Problem with Extremes

Notes on Travel and The Problem with Extremes

It’s no secret that the “best” travel literature has been missing strong black and other voices of colour for centuries. How can we remedy that?

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How to be a better storyteller

How to be a better storyteller

There is one man who I’m convinced is an absolute genius when it comes to stringing words together. I remind him of this fact every single time we meet…

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Racing on Thin Ice

Racing on Thin Ice

n obvious glutton for frigid temperatures, I once again find myself adventuring through Lapland not far from the Arctic Circle…

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One Fine Swedish Day

One Fine Swedish Day

The pungent smell of black coffee followed by sweet wafts of cinnamon draw me out of bed and into the kitchen…

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