Northern Lights: Day 2 — London

Kindness saves the day, no: saves the whole vacation! Our driver was the nicest man, very personable. I think he was especially happy that the traffic on New Year’s Eve was so light, almost end of the world apocalypse kind of light: where *was* everyone! He was an older fellow, had retired from work in the fashion industry. We chit… Continue reading

Northern Lights: Day 1 — Travel Day

And we’re off to see the northern lights in the arctic circle. First stop will be a few days in London to acclimate to the time change—a loss of 8 hours. The trip over is always an endurance test because of the time change. Regrettably, I rarely sleep on these long flights, and the flight from JFK to Heathrow was… Continue reading