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
I have a page on Facebook where you can interact in Swedish, discuss different topics in English and/or Swedish and also learn about culture and other fun stuff in Sweden. Join me! Search for “Swedish teacher Anneli Haake”, or just click here. Tack och hej! 🙂 /a.
Bra fråga! Svenska är svårt! Watch this Youtube clip: Tele2 Sound studio
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!
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
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
Nu är jag tillbaka från Sverige! Oj, vad kallt det var! I förra veckan var det mellan -10 och -17…. The Swedes are longing for the spring, you can hear it when they speak. 3 months of consistently freezing temperatures have taken their toll. Beware when spring breaks in Sweden, because the country will become euphoric!
Sunday 20 Feb 2011, a day on the ice, on lake Mälaren in 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
On the tube, the fabric pattern shows some iconic buildings from around Stockholm. Can you name any of them? Leave suggestions in the comment box below the picture.