Heading home

It’s time to head back to the Land of Oz. I’m not sure when I’ll be back close to Sweden, but hopefully it’ll be sooner rather than later. I miss the place already.

My thanks to everyone who’s been so kind to me on this trip. I have a lot to write about when I get back home, all because so many people were so generous with their time while I was here.

Thanks to: Predrag, Ann-Marie, EVERYONE at Saab, Mats, Ingvar, Christian, Mike, Hilary, Mr Saab and Britt-Marie, Nic, Johan, Stefan, Ben and Dave. You’ve all made this trip extra-special and leaving is all the more difficult because of your friendship and generosity.

And with the teary farewell stuff out of the way, I can tell you there’s lots of good stuff to come. Time to go home and get down to it……

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  1. As the Netherlands are in chaos again due to some heavy snow (at present nearing 800 km of traffic queues), you have a safe flight back home, Steve, look after yourself.

    I will be posting the goodie bag plus some added Dutch treats (remember the stroopwafels) to you.

    Cobus says hullo.

    And we will meet again, remember that.

    greetings and a warm hug
    Nic, Johan and “little” Cobus the mad black Lab 😉

  2. Really enjoying your new blog, Swade, and the piece on Erik was simply tremendous. He’s a unique character as well as being so much a part of Saab history. I look forward to more of your stories.

    Safe travels.

    John Libbos (former SCNA product manager)

  3. Have a safe trip back to Oz. At least it will be summer in Hobart. Enjoy that fine Tasi weather.

  4. Thanks for all Swade ! If SAABs gets out of this and get restarted with new owners-they would be stuipied if they would take you back ! You have done a lot for SAAB ! Say hi to Tasmania for me. I was there in 2002 and it is still my best spot ever visited !

  5. Of course I meant “they wouldn’t take you back ” They must so let’s pray SAAB re-starts !