Sweden in London: Marylebone

Marylebone is an area of London, UK, which has a particularly high concentration of Swedish-related shops and organisations. If you are in London, and want a taste of Sweden, then there are a few places you may want to check out. Most places are centred around the streets Montagu Place, Crawford Street and Harcourt Street. … Read moreSweden in London: Marylebone

Snart är det påsk!

I Sverige firar många påsken från torsdagen till måndagen. På Skärtorsdagen flyger, enligt folktro, häxorna till Blåkulla för att festa med djävulen. Så på Skärtorsdagen klär barn ut sig till påskkärringar, och går runt och knackar på hos grannarna, och får kanske lite godis. Det är lite som ‘Halloween trick and treat’. I min familj brukade vi inte … Read moreSnart är det påsk!

Royal wedding – been there, done that

Last year in June, Kronprinsessan Victoria married Daniel. I was there on the day with my mum, and I was actually quite taken with the whole thing, even though I am far from being a royalist. The wedding was sweet and warm, and the Swedish royal family was very open towards the Swedish people and … Read moreRoyal wedding – been there, done that

Swedish intensive course vs once a week

It’s been a while since I wrote on this blog. The reason, which many of you already know, is that I’ve been teaching a 4 week Swedish intensive course in London, at the International House London. It was really interesting in terms of teaching Swedish, as I usually teach private students once or twice a … Read moreSwedish intensive course vs once a week

Snapshots from Stockholm

Much of the snow had melted (!). It was semla season… Hammarby ski slope is a cool place I think, it is a small ski slope in central Stockholm. My mum’s apartment is just a stone’s throw from the slope. Can’t beat a kanelbulle and coffee. We are pretty heavy coffee consumers, among the highest … Read moreSnapshots from Stockholm