Totally unrelated to Sweden really, but a very interesting insight into the world now, and the world in 1985…
Hold on: proper posts *are* coming – I promise.
Diary date: 12th May, 1985
I did two utterly unremarkable things this week in 1985, but they were exactly the kind of things I started followthehumming to help me spot.
First off, I went to the university library twice to do some research on Swedish canals (sounds odd I know, but don’t be alarmed, I’ve written before about how this forms part of my secret superpower). The library itself was about three miles away, so going there wasn’t a decision to be taken lightly, eating as it did into valuable drinking time.
Secondly, I waited at home all evening for a phone call that never came (don’t worry, I’m over her now – or at least I was until I started re-reading my diaries!).
What on earth was I thinking? Why didn’t I just turn on my tablet, connect to the nearest wi-fi and do my research sitting in Starbucks
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