Monthly Archives: September 2008

SlĂ inthe

When I returned to the UK from Stockholm and unpacked my luggage last week, I discovered that there is an item missing. On the Thursday evening of our stay in Sweden I had attended the Beer Festival at Nacka Strand … Continue reading

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Stockholm – day 7

Today we only really had time for breakfast, packing and getting to the airport. On the way to the T-bana we picked up some cheap Swedish chocolate from the local supermarket instead of at the ridiculously-priced airport. Unfortunately local supermarkets … Continue reading

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Heroes and Villains

These images from the HSBC adverts at the airport attracted my attention.I know the stripes are a bit light but you get the idea…

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I wish people would pay more attention

A classic “Your system is low on virtual memory” and the old favourite “The system has recovered from a serious error” These errors are for a reason – to let you know something needs attention. Deal with them.

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Breitling – sweet!

I’d love one of these watches-as-clocks hanging from my wall at home.Although, of course, not as big as this huge one I saw in Stockholm airport.

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Fun stuff to see in the streets of Stockholm

In Berzelii Park there is a statue of Hans Alfredson, a famous Swedish director/actor/comedian/writer: On the way to Jarntorget we found some toilets underneath some arches. The gents on the lift was a tiny room with a 2-man urinal facing … Continue reading

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Stockholm – day 4 – Beer!

Eventually, after much negotiation and herding of cats, I managed to arrange to go to the beer festival with two other Microsofties. The trip there also included a ferry to add some scenic interest and a chance for Niklas to … Continue reading

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