Do you like December? I admit it’s not all doom and gloom, it has its moments. But let’s face it, if you have opened this article, chances are that somewhere deep inside you find it challenging, as I do. (Or maybe not so deep? Maybe you wear it on your sleeve. Like I do some […]
All countries have their own laws and it is sometimes difficult to know them when you have arrived in a new country. I will write about a law that is dear to me and that has become famous worldwide as ”The Nordic Model: The sex purchase act.” 20 years ago Sweden was the first country […]
Right, so now we are in 1997. I am forty, married, teaching the dysfunctional youth of Northern Ireland, embroiled in wars of attrition, both domestic and political. Murder, mayhem and no end in sight. This blogpost was written by Letty. I am wearing a maxi dress, sporting a hairstyle that is a combo of Kate […]
Only during 12 weeks a year, the wildlife sanctuary Måkläppen is open. From November 1 to January 31 you have the chance to explore this nature reserve. And it is worth it! Målkläppen is the home to many birds, but most excitingly, you can observe seals very closely there. Målklappan is located in the southern […]
Ever wondered what living in Sweden is like? Let’s take a look!
It might still be a couple of weeks until Christmas, but therefore there is enough time to plan a pre-Christmas trip. Sweden is wonderful during the Christmas season. Swedes really know how to bring light to this dark season. But even after seeing several Christmas markets in Sweden, my favorite markets are still in Copenhagen! […]
A guide to where our tax money goes and the pros and cons of a high tax society. Sweden has a progressive income tax and income thresholds are regulated each year. On each earning over this figure you will also pay national income taxes, with the money going to the state. Tax on an income […]