sleeping on a train

Monday morning again, and time to go to work, school or college. Yesterday I boarded the relatively early (8:30) train to Bern. I took the IC from Thun, as I was heading to Germany. There were 2 young people sitting in the same place as me. They were in their early 20’s. One was a…

being a commuter

So today was day 1 of a five day train drivers strike here in Germany. This is the latest in a long period of strikes, which seems to be now a battle between 2 alpha males rather than about more pay. Fortunately there is still a train per hour for us commuters. Unfortunately they have…

Life as a train journey

It occurred to me the other week, as I was sitting on the train for the daily commute, that life could easily be likened to a train journey. I suspect this is probably not an original “train” of thought even, but I still want to explore it. So, life as a train journey. in life…