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Posts tagged ‘expat’

Autumn Leaves

The falling leaves drift by the window, the autumn leaves of red and gold, I see your lips, the summer kisses, the sunburned hands I used to hold... so sings Sinatra in Autumn Leaves - the great jazz standard - the perfect backdrop to the end of Autumn in Stockholm.

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Neighbourhood Watch

Five police officers arrived within minutes. After investigating the scene-of-doom across the street, they tried to contact the owners by phone but of course, there was no answer. (BECAUSE HE WAS DEAD LIKE I HAD BEEN TELLING THEM.)

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Swedish import duties.

After 14 years up north, it’s now time for this little trumpeter to head south. Yes dear readers, we will be swapping snow for sunshine, curling for cricket and wearing socks with sandals to just wearing sandals.

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Lou Lou Loves a Chat!

Lou Lou Loves a Chat - episode 1: Discover six important signs that spring is coming to Sweden, what words Tina and Lou feel should be added or deleted from the English language and why there is a need for a national Australian Dying Abroad Day.

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Celebrating Sweden’s Penis

Midsummer is all about nature, feeling the sun on your skin, the coming summer and sticking wildflowers in your hair. We will drink, eat, sing and dance, yes just another Friday in Sweden.

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Chickens. Daffodils. But where’s my fucking chocolate Easter egg?

For Sweden, Easter’s all about witches. I mean what’s Easter without the resurrection of a good old pagan tradition?

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