Category Archives: Fi 2023

Fi visited us in Trosa from September through to November 2023.

Our little Baltic girl

While I completely and utterly enjoyed yesterday’s trip into, around and out of Stockholm, with Lauren, my right foot did not. Stupid Gaz decided to wear his new shoes. All day. My extra big toe didn’t like that. I woke … Continue reading

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Views from Jens’ lens

There are two amazing exhibitions currently on at Liljevalchs. One, The Dress Makes the Man, Haute Couture – A New Era, features the collection of fashion of a person called Fredrik Robertsson who not only buys it but wears it … Continue reading

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For the love of light

I had a message from Post Nord today to say that I had a delivery from Telia to pick up. It was our new router. Now that is some brilliant service. Having ordered it only yesterday afternoon, it was waiting … Continue reading

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Pirates dancing

The girls and I spent the day on our own as Mirinda, Fi and Lauren went into Stockholm to do a couple of things that I’m not keen on. Firstly there was a visit to the ugly palace and then, … Continue reading

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Gazza Adolph or Gustav Gaz?

November 6 is celebrated here, in Sweden, with little cakes or pastries (it varies), adorned with the head of Gustav Adolph. The little head is made of chocolate. The cakes or pastries celebrate the day of his death. He was … Continue reading

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Lady art

The hall up the road, where we went to the concert the other week, also shows films. In Sweden, films are shown in their native language. If the language isn’t Swedish, then the film is shown with Swedish subtitles. Obviously. … Continue reading

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Naked dead

While November 1 is All Saints Day, here in Sweden the first Saturday in November is the holiday for it. It’s a day for remembering people who are no longer with us; a day to visit graveyards and cemeteries and … Continue reading

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Chec is Romanian for cake

Tonight we finally had the previously cancelled dinner party with Kristina, Jonas and Charlotte. The one that was cancelled at the last moment following Sharon’s unfortunate fall at Stendorren. Nicoline was invited too but, sadly, was unable to come. It … Continue reading

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Jason jets off

Following our well lubricated day, yesterday, this morning saw Jason hop onto a plane in order to begin the long journey back to Queensland. It felt like he had only just arrived and now he’s left. (I’ve only just realized … Continue reading

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Druncle Gaz and the twins

When I first went to the Spritmuseum back in March, I wasn’t able to sample the taster tray because there was a private function in the bar. I left disappointed. I had decided the museum was a good place to … Continue reading

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