Category Archives: Amanda 2023 (1)

Amanda came and stayed with us at Ekero, Sweden for a week.

Disabled wars – fury on the 57 bus

The snow returned. It fell all night, coating everything in white. Although it is quite light, there’s enough to make everything look lovely again, covering the mud that had started to appear everywhere. My trip to the shops first thing … Continue reading

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Amanda follows Italian men up a hill

When Mirinda asked what Amanda especially wanted to see while she was with us, the answer was Drottningholm Palace, the royal residence not far from us. We visited Drotts (as we call it) the last time we were here and … Continue reading

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Amanda gets her wish

The grit remover may have been a bit too eager with his tractor the other day. This morning, we woke to a white garden as it was gradually, once more, covered in snow. The report was for light snow, but … Continue reading

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Impassable underpass

While Mirinda and Amanda headed into Stockholm in order to see the inside of the externally ugly royal palace, I was left at home with the girls. And the rain. It rained a lot, later on in the day, on … Continue reading

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Wednesday on Thursday

This morning, the grit collecting tractor arrived in our little network of dead end streets. He had the big yellow stone vacuum cleaner attached, and he went up and down, forwards and backwards, sucking up the little stones. Clearly, the … Continue reading

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Top Klas

Today we had a second viewing of the red house in Trosa. I was a bit concerned that Mirinda would change her mind. If anything, we loved the place even more. As we sat at the dining table, in the … Continue reading

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Tuesday usual

Mirinda and Amanda had plans to visit the big ugly palace on Gamla Stan today. And, maybe the Nobel Museum after lunch. As it turned out, they didn’t visit anything but eating establishments. A big lunch and a sizeable round … Continue reading

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Amanda at Arlanda

She woke up at 5am, then dragged herself to Gatwick Airport before boarding a plane to Stockholm. Things were all as per schedule but, obviously, the plane was then delayed by half an hour. Arriving at Arlanda Airport, there were … Continue reading

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