I’ve been meaning to create this video ever since returning from Sweden in August! I’m glad I finally sat down and did it – such a wonderful reminder of the gorgeous summer just gone.
Before I start, please click this link to see a video of a group of guys opening a tin of Surströmming for the first time… It’ll give you a pretty good indication of how it smells! Incidentally, this was the video that Malin first … Continue readingSurstromming Adventure!
As promised, a mish-mash of some other loveliness from the Christmas I spent in Sweden last year!
When I was little, I was awfully jealous of my friend Louise who always made a gingerbread house with her sister and nan. I used to be enraptured by the brightly coloured sweets covering it when it sat on her kitchen table (both before, … Continue readingChristmas in Sweden 2011, part 5 – Pepparkakshus
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without decorating a Christmas tree!
Kungsträdgården (“King’s Garden”) is a park in central Stockholm. During the winter, there is an ice rink! We didn’t skate when we visited last year, but I took a couple of photos of the skaters merrily skating around the statue of Charles XIII (king … Continue readingChristmas in Sweden 2011, part 2 – Kungstradgarden
As we near Christmas, I’m remembering the lovely week I spent in Sweden last year… The week before we left England, I had bought my new camera (Snufkin!) and was feeling extremely snap-happy! Laurence, Malin and I visited Malin’s family in Östergötland for a week, but … Continue readingChristmas in Sweden 2011, part 1 – Gamla Stan