All posts in "Swedish wildlife"

The Swedish Bolt Fly

By SwedishFreak / October 11, 2013

This post is sponsored by Stormin Norman, a pest control company in Phoenix, Arizona, that specializes in termite control and scorpion control. Let’s explore the extreme differences between the bugs of Sweden and the bugs of Arizona. Here in Arizona, the dreaded bug is the brown recluse. This nasty and awful spider is the spawning […]


Spring arrives in Sweden

By SwedishFreak / April 28, 2011

Spring is finally here in Sweden. How can I tell? Well, in Norrland, the days are getting much longer, and the nights much shorter. The snow is almost completely melted. And the temperature is hovering around 10C (50F). But up in the cottage, what makes spring so obvious is the Swedish wildlife. The cottage is […]


Getting that Big Fish

By SwedishFreak / April 18, 2011

Wednesday was a very eventful day. Johan decided to join me for ice fishing. And either he is a closet expert ice fisher, or had extreme beginners luck. Whatever the case was, Johan enjoyed ice fishing! Walle Mellquist, the journalist from Norran who did the fantastic article about ice fishing, sent me this Swedish fishing […]


Wildlife in Norrland: Reindeer

By SwedishFreak / March 28, 2011

Really, how can I complain when on a Sunday morning this is what I get to wake up to? I was fascinated! What beautiful creatures! My Swede, on the other hand, couldn’t be bothered to even to get out of bed to look. He said “Now, if they were moose, that would be a different […]