An Expat's Thoughts on Living in Sweden

My blog, Swede and Sour Kitchen, has been listed as a Recommended Expat Blog on Internations.org. So I thought I'd share the questionnaire I filled out for them, with you!Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Who you are, where you come from, when you moved to Sweden, etc....more

Princess Madeleine of Sweden To Marry Christopher O'Neill

It has been announced by the Swedish Royal Court (Kungahuset.se) that HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden is engaged to Mr. Christopher O'Neill. Congratulations to the happy couple!...more

How Sweet It Is

By: Camilla Andersson-Schmidt...more

Help! No Crockpot

When I was getting things ready to ship to Sweden in anticipation of living in a furnished apartment, I realized that one small kitchen appliance that may not be furnished is a crockpot.  So, I was planning to bring mine.  Whoops!  So much for that idea.  I’m glad I realized that the power was not the same.  In the US we use 110, and in Sweden it would have to be 220.  ...more

Black Woman Body Cake: White Privilege Swedish Style (Video)

The National Afro-Swedish Association is demanding that Sweden's minister of culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth be fired for participating in an April 15th World Art Day celebration during which she ate a piece of cake. The problem is not that she ate cake; the problem is the kind of cake she ate. The video in this post that was filmed at the art installation is one of the most disturbing things I have ever seen. ...more
 @Judaye @ Let Me Tell The Story. It's an image I won't soon forget. Lord have mercy, is right.more

Spooky Old Town Main Square in Stockholm

Lost in Sweden

This sign is located at the harbour in Karlskrona Sweden. So if you ever get lost there...Hehe. ...more

Food and gas prices in Sweden today

I went to a local grocery store here in Sweden to check out what we actually pay for food in this country today. I also stopped by a local gas station to check out the current Swedish gas prices. Full post and photos: Food and gas prices in Sweden today...more

Swedish Traditions

I have written 12 pages about my favourite Swedish traditions. A bit about how I celebrate them, their origin and why I like these particular Swedish traditions. To read more about the Swedish traditions featured in this photo feel free to visit: Swedish Traditions...more

Fruits and flowers along the way

Yesterday Lisen and I walked to my sister. Along the way grew lots of lovely colorful flowers and wild fruits like cherries, raspberries and apples. So a perfect photo opportunity for me!Full post and photos at: Fruits and flowers along the way...more