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Happy Easter!

In Sweden, we don’t really do the big chocolate eggs and give to people. We have cardboard eggs that are either printed …

Happy Holidays 2012!

Wishing everyone a Merry Yule/Christmas/Hanukkah and a Happy New Year – or, as we say in Swedish, God Jul och Gott Nytt …

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Swedish Ways: Första Advent

If all goes well, I anticipate there being a whole host of Swedish Ways posts this month, leading up to Christmas. Or …

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Swedish Ways: Alla helgons dag

All Hallows Eve, All Saint’s Day, or as we call it in Sweden: Alla helgons dag or Allhelgonadagen falls this weekend. Technically, …

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Swedish Ways: Midsommar

I was going to write a post, but then … then someone posted a link to this video and a description seems …

Happy Towel Day 2012!

Today is the day we celebrate the life and works of Douglas Adams. Here’s my choice of clothing for the day: The …

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Swedish Ways: Påsk

Glad påsk! In Britain, Easter seems to only mean two bank holidays, chocolate eggs and Biblical adaptations on telly. In Sweden, aside …