While at home

Gloomy afternoons spent indoors are absolutely the best, especially when they involve warm tea, relaxing music and the company of a good book.

April photo diary

And even April has come and gone, bringing along hints of pastel colours and a warmish sun. This month has included a lot of firsts for me: the first time I experienced a Swedish Easter, the first time I saw a wild deer running freely across a field, the first time I celebrated my birthday 1900 […]

A Swedish Easter’s tale

Påsk, a celebration that has become huge in Sweden and mind, obviously not for its religious meaning, as Swedes are well down in the statics when it comes to church visits and religious beliefs. Easter is a secular feast in Scandinavia, and people follow traditions primarily because they’ve always done so, spirituality aside. Still, there abviously […]

Scandinavian ABC

10 tips to enjoy (and survive) Swedish culture and traditions