Author Archives: Parker Abercrombie

Still in Stockholm

I’m still hanging out in Stockholm. Mostly I’ve been, well, hanging out. But I’ve gone out to some museums and checked out the town. I crashed the Stockholm Juggling Club last weekend, but it was kind of a slow day … Continue reading

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Hej från Sveridge (Hello from Sweden)

I’m in Stockholm staying with my Swedish friends. It’s been four years since I’ve been to Stockholm, and it’s very nice to be back. It’s a bit colder than London, but not too bad. The Swedes seem to think that it’s freezing … Continue reading

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London

I’ve been in London for a few days now. It’s a busy place. There are a lot of people and lots going on. I’m enjoying it. Not sure I’d want to live here, but I’m having fun visiting. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Machynlleth, Aberystwth, Swansea, Cardiff, and other places with hard-to-pronounce names

I have been in Wales for a few days now. I hitch-hiked from Newquay to Cardiff because the train was quite expensive, and there isn’t a very direct bus connection. In Cardiff I spent one night in a youth hostel, … Continue reading

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Cornwall

I’ve spent the last week staying with my friends Ryan and Joanna in Newquay (in Cornwall). Cornwall is the south-west most part of England, and has a very different feel than the rest of the country. The Cornish descent from … Continue reading

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Sacred sites of the South West: Avebury, Glastonbury, and Stonehenge

From Bristol I took the bus (actually several buses, local buses travel at an average speed of about 10 miles per hour when you factor in all the stops, and the fact that they almost never take a direct route). … Continue reading

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West Highland Way: The Night of the Midge

I was on day six of the West Highland Way. The sun was sinking low over the highland peaks, and I was hiking out of the village of Kinlochleven. I planned to walk just a few miles and camp. I … Continue reading

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Visiting the ancestoral homeland

Before leaving Scotland, I went on a little quest to find the homeland of the Abercrombie clan. A little web research revealed that the clan hails from Fife, and Google maps confirmed that there is indeed a town in Fife … Continue reading

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Bristol

I arrived in Bristol (south east England) a couple days ago on an overnight bus from Edinburgh. I’m staying with Ya’ara, a friend from the Rainbow Gathering. Bristol is a pretty cool city. There are a lot of environmental things … Continue reading

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Tales from Ireland: Buying glue in Dingle

I had just arrived in Dingle, and was walking around exploring the town. I passed by a hardware store, and I remembered that I needed some glue to fix the sole of my shoe, which was falling off. I walked in…and … Continue reading

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