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The Ying and Yang of Marriage

I think this is because you see 'your other half' do shit that you can't, so you get super impressed with their skill set and decide to marry them. 

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The room that does not spark joy

A box/drawer/room that causes a twitch in your right eye every time you walk past, but not enough that you actually do anything about it.

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Halloween in Sweden – part 2

My contributions of 'ghost bananas' and mini 'pumpkins' we not the most popular choice. I blame 1) merchandise positioning - he'd placed them right near the big pot of candy and 2) his complete failure to sell them in. 

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School holidays in Swedish, literally

Adding to the mysteries of Sweden, there is no hangman in 'hangman',  you just drawing a sad looking face.

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Halloween in Sweden – part 1

I went as the dead car crash victim in the Great Gatsby/or a Dickens novel. I have to say, looking dead took no effort at all. Over the last few months I have truly perfected the haggard look and basically, just roll out of bed every morning looking like this.

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Starting a herb garden

So over the coming weeks, TSH did the hard labour of cutting back the overgrown mess and I became the operations manager. This project was the start of our dream to build a kitchen garden and to attempt sustainable living. My 'all spirit/no skills' approach to gardening was born.

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The slow, slow down

So how's not working going? Turns out not as good as I thought. Last week I thought I would have been happily soloing parenting along, job seeking, fermenting vegetables or learning to play the mandolin. 

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