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Midsommar

A blog about Sweden without talking about Midsommar is not possible.

What is midsommar?  Midsummer, also known as St John’s Day, is the period of time centered upon the summer solstice, and more specifically the northern European celebrations that accompany the actual solstice or take place on a day. 115 more words

Sweden

Glad Midsommar

We departed Skane for Småland and a visit with family.  Our maternal great grandmother immigrated from Sweden in 1890.  Her brothers stayed in Sweden, and their family welcomed us for Midsommar. 246 more words

Family

Arctic Circle to Home

Day 10 : Thursday 23 June

Heading back south from the Arctic Circle we found a nice camp site at on the E6 by a river. 587 more words

Journeys & Places

WATCH: ISA IS A SWEDISH ELECTRO-POP GODDESS IN THE MAKING

Sweden has for a long time been basically the beating heart of amazing pop music previously gifting us with Loreen, Kate Boy, Tove Lo, Zara Larssen and super-producer Max Martin, and it seems… 74 more words

Music

Warning: Parental Language

As the parent of a girl and a boy, both under five, and both Swedish-English, I’ve discovered at least one area where Swedish, despite its much tinier vocabulary, has the edge over English. 252 more words

Life

Fika at Rosendals Trädgård

A old friend had come to town for a weekend getaway and was looking for a relaxing holiday, “let me show you around town,” I offered. 671 more words

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Battle of the Swedish generations

Strolling into work this morning, I was behind an elderly lady who was walking along and taking in the beautiful views.

Behind me I heard a stressed voice. 188 more words

Society