This is my hardcase

THE THING that I love most about international transit centres such as Singapore Airport is that you can stand in the middle and listen to a dozen different conversations; each in a separate language I have no hope of understanding. So many people on different paths, the murmur melding itself into one vibrating hum of hope and adventure.

As I write this I have moved on from Changi…only a few hours but a great many more kilometres, where I now find myself on a train between Zurich and Aarau in Switzerland. Trains are without a doubt my favourite form of transportation. They are fast and efficient, yet smooth enough that they permit me to enjoy the view and a coffee at the same time. It’s like travelling in a high speed coffee shop. Switzerland is without a doubt the best place to do it too…one minute you are in a green valley, and the next you are exiting the depths of a dark stone tunnel to find yourself flying through cloud banks of snow amidst alpine lakes and chalets…magical. It’s a cheesy description, I know; but if you are ever lucky enough to experience it, then I am confident you will agree that it is the correct one.

I am here for work, but am lucky enough to find time to visit an old friend, her family, and her song namesake son, Laurin. My travel regime didn’t permit me to bring a full size guitar, but I’ve brought along my uke in the cutest little hardcase you’ve ever seen – think mafia violin meets Lego. In any case it will be fun to work out how to play my songs on the little four string…wish me luck!


  1. Posted December 22nd, 2015 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

    Cbox မ Message ခ န တ မရလ ႔ Comment မ ထပ ရ လ က တယ Swiss မ နတ လ ?? I take it you can speak French then, huh? န ၵ လ Switzerland က July တ န က summer hoadily အ ဖစ 3rd times ရ က ဖစ တယ ဓ တ ပ တ ရ က ခ ႔တ အမ ၾက ပ Post တင ဖစ ရင လ ပ မယ I love swiss culture and living standard. Everywhere is great to look at and very clean. But not been to village yet which i could do next time.Please post about swiss and your experiences sometime if you could. It would be interesting to read for sure.Cheers,SMNTL

  2. Posted April 6th, 2016 at 11:01 pm | Permalink

    That’s a shrewd answer to a tricky question

  3. Posted April 29th, 2016 at 11:24 am | Permalink

    Hei. For en hærlig gave du gir bort;)) Har en gammel sak, som trenger å skiftes ut så denne hadde passet meg utmerket;))Må og si at det er utrolig koselig å ta turen innom bloggen og hente litt innspirasjon, takk for at du viser frem.Ha en fortsatt fin søndag!Klem fra Anita.(

  4. Posted May 16th, 2016 at 11:05 am | Permalink

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  5. Posted May 21st, 2016 at 12:05 am | Permalink

    Emanuele comentou em 6 de julho de 2012 às 20:37. Amei o texto! Faz algum tempo que tinha me identificado como normal girl e aprendido a gostar disso. Admiro as it girls, mas as normal girls também tem o seu charme!

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