Category Archives: Red House Guests

Gary loves art

Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre was the first woman to compose an opera in France and is the first female classical composer I think I’ve heard of. She was born in around 1665 and died in 1729. She was also … Continue reading

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Turning point to happiness

I booked to go and see A Midsummer Nights Dream in Stockholm a few weeks ago. I realised it’d be in Swedish but I figured I knew the play well enough for it not to matter. And today was the … Continue reading

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Tree felling Tuesday

There was a bit of chainsaw action in the woods today. I was throwing a tennis ball for Emma, sitting by the back/front door, when a car parked on the track behind the house. Then the noise started. It didn’t … Continue reading

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Freya’s new lap

I walked into the kitchen this morning, having been shopping, to be greeted by Mirinda and Lisa. As I started to unload my trolley, Lisa was surprised, thinking I was about to leave for the shops. It was about 9am. … Continue reading

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Wearing hand-me-ups

We were very fortunate in our timings today. At one point we were sat at Emil’s Backe when the rain poured down, drowning out any and all conversation. Luckily, we were under shelter and had already collected our lunch. It … Continue reading

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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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