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Denise came to visit us over Christmas

Two blokes started her generator

Today, it was decided we would visit Skansen. The weather report was very encouraging: blue sky, sunshine, only a few degrees below zero. Perfect Skansen weather. And, you’ll never guess, but for once the day lived up to the report. … Continue reading

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With a big gust of wind

It was our Christmas day today. Lots of festive cheer and turkey, trimmings and cake. And, yes, my cake turned out pretty well, given I had to make a few ingredient substitutions. As did the gingerbread house which underwent a … Continue reading

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The year that Christmas was cancelled

I don’t think I’ve actually been sick for about three years. Okay, wobbly legs and stupid toe wound aside, I reckon I’m pretty healthy. So, when I get a cold, it hits quite hard but, fortunately, is usually gone in … Continue reading

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Pinky dribble in the house

There was a bit of dodgy house building here, today. Given Christmas is celebrated on December 24, Mirinda decided that, while prepared my julbord, she and Denise would build and decorate a prefab gingerbread house. If truth be told, they … Continue reading

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But was it Rudolph?

As a pre-pre Christmas dinner, Nicoline invited us over tonight. It was meant to be all three of us but, unfortunately, Denise was not a happy bunny all day, her head trying to rid itself of a kale induced migraine. … Continue reading

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Shoppingdag för män

The snow returned today. After a week of gradually worsening slush, the steely grey clouds rolled in and the white stuff began laying down its carpet of white. This was most noticeable as I was returning from the ICA first … Continue reading

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Unexpected link

There was a really loud group of people in Tre Små Rum this morning. Honestly, I’m surprised there weren’t thousands of complaints by the more peaceful customers. Not that they bothered us very much. We were at Tre Små Rum, … Continue reading

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Seven of Nine, in sequins

Last week, I spotted a poster for a Christmas concert being held in Skärborgarnas Hus. The show was called Karin Westerberg with guests. Or Karin Westerberg med gäster in Swedish. It was to be held at Skärborgarnas Hus, the big … Continue reading

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Mirinda and the orange shortbread

I have been on a few Stromma cruises in and around the Stockholm archipelago and, without any shred of doubt, the best time to go is when the sky is blue and the sun is beaming down. My experiences in … Continue reading

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Glimpsing the sun

Today I popped into the System. It was the first time I’ve visited my favourite shop since my toe wound made walking difficult. It was necessary today in order to buy a small bottle of port for the Christmas cranberry … Continue reading

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