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Wet and Windy Sweden. 19th June.

The trees are dancing vigorously outside my bedroom window with the branch’s hitting the glass throughout the night. Depending on which weather forecast app I look at, there is a choice of weather ranging from 100% rain to 3% rain … Continue reading

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A day around Frederikshavn. 17th June.

Slept late then enjoyed an excellent breakfast. No man with a gun this morning. Contacted daughters, grandchildren and very supportive wife. I left the hotel late morning to visit several local sights and am now sheltering from a deluge. The … Continue reading

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A Rude Awakening. 16th June.

” Hey! You in there, you need to go! Now!”. I was fast asleep, was it a dream? The aggressive demand was repeated. I unzipped the tent to face a man holding a gun with a cross face. Somehow me … Continue reading

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Danish pastries in Jutland. 15th June.

Not to have at least one pastry a day whilst passing through Denmark would be a missed opportunity. I’m in Brondetslev, watching people come and go in a bakery. They are all so happy. Many workmen in company branded protective … Continue reading

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Four pounds 50p for a small cup of coffee. 12th June.

We jest about Scotsmen being prudent with their money and Yorkshiremen being similar to Scotsmen, but with the generosity removed. I am neither, anyway I don’t believe this trait is accurate, I know many generous Yorkshiremen and one Yorkshire woman … Continue reading

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There was a smile on my face before my eyes were open. 13th June.

No one minds being awake at 4am with a sunrise like this morning’s. What a setting. The sea rippled onto the sand, Skylarks flew above and the sun shone. After another swim, breakfast was served at the same table as … Continue reading

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Great Expectations. 11th June.

Kolding has it’s attributes. There is Modavi, a vineyard that prides itself on producting modern Danish wines. Although it looks a newer town, it has existed for 750 years and there is also a sizable port. First records mention Kolding … Continue reading

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