Monthly Archives: July 2013

Green light for scorched earth stories trip

The research trip for ‘Scorched Earth Stories’ got the green light this morning when I booked my flights from Manchester to Oslo and then through onto Kirkenes. Now that’s done the real work can begin confirming all the interviews and … Continue reading

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Rica Hotels offer ‘Scorched Earth Stories’ accommodation for Finnmark research trip.

There’s yet more good news for my book project today, as Rica Hotels have become the latest business to help my research trip round Norway in August. They’ll be helping provide a top quality roof over my head in Kirkenes … Continue reading

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Norwegian Embassy backs ‘Scorched Earth Stories’ with grant

Brilliant news for the ‘Scorched Earth Stories’ book project. In the course of a conversation with the Norwegian Embassy in London, the very helpful press advisor suggested the book was something that the Embassy might support with a grant towards … Continue reading

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‘Scorched Earth Stories’ gets wheels!

Avis backs Norway book project with discounted car hire  There’s nothing like the open road in the land of the Midnight Sun and a bit of mobility is going to be a very useful thing for some of the locations … Continue reading

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Planning my ‘Scorched Earth Stories’ research trip

Planning a trip around Norway that takes in all the incidents and events I want to research is turning into a major operation. I’m planning to fly from Manchester through Oslo to Kirkenes and spend a few days there exploring … Continue reading

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Wideroe back ‘Scorched Earth Stories’ with Norway flights package

The north of Norway is an amazing place. Bleak but beautiful, a twisting, jagged, inspirational coastline, leading to unimaginably beautiful mountains and fjords and settlements of human activity clustered around a lake, harbour or crossroads. I can’t imagine this peaceful … Continue reading

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Planning ‘Scorched Earth Stories’

I’ve spent the past few weeks working out a plan for my research trip which takes me across the north of Norway. I’m going to start in Kirkenes and move round to Hammerfest looking at some of the incidents from … Continue reading

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