Category: Up North

The five-gaited horses

A slice of our trip to Iceland

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Illegal painters

The other day, in London, we were walking around Trafalgar Square and there were these phone booths. I thought the colours were cute and the message inspiring. I took a photo. Then I heard a voice. A man’s voice. “Excuse me?” I was ready….

More Autumn, more leaves

A while ago, in Oslo, I saw this tree. Too amazing not to take photos of!

The Heeland coo

I went to Scotland last week. I saw the Highland Cow (or Heeland Coo, as it’s pronounced in the incredibly difficult Scottish accent dictates). On wikipedia, they are described as a long-horned, wavy-haired cows whose coat can be black, brindled, red, yellow or dun….

In Russia for two hours

There are no plants in Terminal E of Sheremetyevo International Airport. The sqeaky clean large-tiled grey and white floor mirrors the grey, white and luminescent squares on the ceiling. Everything is clean, cold and quiet. The travelers drip through passport control and somehow are silenced. Not…