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Another Day of Rain
Barely into winter and all I can think about is going to the beach. An acquaintance of mine suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and informed me that a special sun lamp is not necessary to treat SAD, but rather, that any lamp can be used to catch some rays with during the darker parts … Read more
A Longing for Trouble
I wonder what it would be like to get into a bar fight.
Going Home to Skellefteå, Sweden, Jiggity Jig
After a month of being deprived of all things Swedish, most notably surstromming, Missfoster is now able to go back to her new (not old) stomping grounds and futz around for awhile. In addition to seeing the most handsome Swede on the face of this planet, she looks forward to partaking in motorcycle adventures, working … Read more
10 Things I Love About Sweden
1. There is a store dedicated solely to alcohol. 2. I can bump people in my way without saying excuse me. 3. Sucking in air is a way to show you are listening. 4. I can complain about the weather along with everyone else. 5. Moose meat: Its whats for dinner. 6. People are nice, … Read more
Thoughts on “Sidetracked” by Henning Mankell
About an hour ago I just finished reading Sidetracked by Henning Mankell, and wow! What a page turner! I couldn’t put the book down, definitely a great read. You can read my full review here. I really liked that this novel was based in Southern Sweden. Such a different world from the North! I know … Read more
Swedish Gem: Breakpoint
I have to say, Sweden has some awesome musicians. I’m not sure if this is genetics, or if it is so cold here in the winter that everyone just stays in a practices on their guitar, but in any case I’m impressed! This recent Swedish Gem, Breakpoint, I recently came across – but in a … Read more