Hammerfest, the town on the Edge of the World

DESCRIBING HAMMERFEST as the lonliest town on the planet, in Neither here nor There, Bill Bryson goes on to say he spent most of a fortnight in a hotel room reading books waiting for the clouds to clear. So he could see the Northen Lights. Strangely enough, it’s not so very rare to see the […]

Pedersen’s Last Dream – Five

“LAST NIGHT I DREAMED I’d fallen onto a railway track just as a train was pulling into a station.” Glancing towards Dr Finkel I saw he was staring at his fingernails like a man who’d never seen fingernails before. He grunted for me to continue. “It was in London. There was nothing scary about it. […]