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Finding the Best Country in the World

I’m a bit paranoid. Like when I get home, stick my head in the door, look around, and tell my wife, “Yep, no racoons,” I’m only sort of kidding (a racoon did break into my house when I was a kid so that’s not a totally crazy thing to say). 798 more words


Acting, Geography and Vocabulary: Nordic News of the week!

There has been some interesting news coming out of Scandinavia this week.


First and foremost, those of you who are fans of the TV show, … 1,152 more words


JOHAN BÄVMAN - 'Swedish Dads' photography series

Just came across this Swedish photographer and absolutely fell in love with this new series about Swedish dads making the most of Sweden’s generous paternity-leave legislation. 307 more words


Ones to Watch: First Aid Kit

Now these are a band that have worked their butts off for the success they are about to have. This Swedish duo have worked their way from MySpace if you believe. 236 more words


And so it begins...

This is my second blog.  Some of you may already know that I also write a blog called ODD which stands for Obsessive Disney Disorder, which is why this blogs name ends with ODD.   334 more words

Atlantis Program

"The Stockholm Octavo" by Karen Engelmann Book Review

Hello, Gaston College Book Club!  Whit Preston, librarian extraordinaire at Gaston College here with yet another book review, and this time, I am delving into a genre that deserves a special anecdote.  379 more words

1790's Stockolm

How Putin could break NATO, or, ready for "Great Northern War II?"

The Great Northern War was a conflict in the early 18th century launched by a coalition headed by Russia that broke the power of the Swedish empire in the Baltic Sea region. 1,029 more words