Happy to be home. New season, new rhythm. In the past four weeks, there’s been a lot of doing, a lot of attending, to both functions, and oft-repeated questions. I haven’t had the time to become nostalgic about the places I left behind, but photos remind me of the colour, sights, scents, flavours – and […]
Moving from a lovely week of loppis-hopping, walking on beaches and lying in sand dunes along Tofta, hunting for lemon curd ice cream, meals taken outside, jumping into the harbour to wake up, amazing, heartwarming conversations and company, we are now in Vastervik, ‘Sweden’s most beautiful archipelago’. It is VisFestivalen, a week of music festivals, […]
In Gotland. Every one of my senses relaxed, on overdrive. Alternates. So much love and warmth culminating at this Svensk sommar. Blessed, touched.
This past month, I have had the good fortune of being hosted in three amazing homes, via Airbnb. In Lagos, we stayed at Casa Trigoso, owned by the fantastic Maria. We were there for 9 nights and it was a perfect location for us to relax and do some work. In Faro, we stayed with […]
One Portuguese egg tart a day? Lagos gets ready for Easter Praia Camilio, almost ours. Abandonment? The trek to fish soup. Good times, toes in the sun.
Separating Stockholm city from Lidingö is a bridge that takes you to a particular Swedish suburb. It was a good weekend exploring this space. We watched Big Boys Gone Bananas at Stockholm’s Zita, had pretty awesome hot dogs at Östermalms Korvspecialis, ran for buses and trains like you do in cities, sat out in the […]
It’s nice to take a break from Oxford, see other English towns. Cream tea takes on a whole new meaning in Devonshire, where I spent a weekend in February. Topsham, in particular, charmed. We walked through a farm, spent hours in an antique store, watched the sun set on the quay. Good times, good vibes.
In between unpacking abstract notions and diverse conceptions of lifelong learning and employability in a favourite city.