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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.
Greetings from Stockholm! I’ve been here since Friday, when I flew into Skavsta from Stansted. I spent the first few days at my dad’s who lives with his partner in Bromma, a leafy suburb in Western Stockholm. He lives in a gorgeous super-Scandinavian styled home. As always in Sweden, there is a lot of attention … Read moreStockholm
Next Friday, I’m going to Stockholm for a week. I will work as normal with the Swedish teaching – the benefit of working from your laptop! I will also post some blog posts and photos from there to keep you updated.