April 2013

Fallen Rune Stone

Yesterday I went in search of rune stone U16. Today I went back to visit U18 (here it is on Panoramio and Google Earth). This stone was carved sometime near the year 1000 but sadly this winter uprooted some trees and then the stone. You can find more information about runes and the runic alphabet at…

Crayfish parties happen in August and millions of these are eaten with gumption and tiny forks.

Sweden – Observations from a Canadian Rebel

These things are probably not strange if you grew up in Scandanavia but to me they are odd or annoying enough for me to post it here, during NaNoWriMo, when I felt I needed to keep my followers interested, and I am struggling with my novel. So instead, I am am a little incredulous and a…

Torture Museum Italy

A Cilantro Girl Living in a Dill Nation

I decided to check out a place I thought would be cool for my birthday called Grill and went to try it for dagens lunch. For 110 SEK (around C$17) you can get a lunch buffet. This is more expensive than most dagens lunch, which usually costs between 75 to 95 SEK for something similar.…

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The Night Never Comes

I miss the stars and the darkness I have been quiet. I know. Sometimes life gets in the way of a blog about your life. Sometimes moving to a foreign country is exhausting and taking a break from all the communicating is necessary. Sometimes I am just lazy. Summer is here in Stockholm. It is…

Stavsund

Red days…that aren’t

I don’t want any new person to my blog to think that I am Swedbashing … what I am trying to do is provide perspective to things that I find different from my own Canadian experience. If you are not familiar with the term “red days” it just means bank holiday (England) or stat (utory)…