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Gamla stan: Stockholm’s old town

Due to the pandemic, we cannot go to far off places, this gave me a wonderful time to explore Stockholm. Stockholm is known for its rich cultural heritage, the architecture of the buildings, and museums. But it also houses one of the city’s earliest settlements, still featuring the medieval street layout. Yes, you have taken the right […]

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How I became a Moominmamma

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This article is a continuation of ‘The Moomins and the Swedish/Nordic mentality’, which you are very welcome to read here! Have you read Tove Jansson’s Moomin books? If you haven’t, you must, and if you have – re-read them. Not only are they beautifully written, subtly philosophical and thoroughly entertaining – I believe they reveal […]

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The Moomins and the Swedish/Nordic mentality

Have you read Tove Jansson’s Moomin books? If you haven’t, you must, and if you have – re-read them. Not only are they beautifully written, subtly philosophical and thoroughly entertaining – I believe they reveal the Northern soul. In this article, I explore the connection between the Moomins and the Swedish/Nordic mentality – if there […]

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Sweden: An LGBTIQ+ country

Sweden is one of the countries supporting LGBTIQ+ the most. Always perceived as a top country regarding equality an inclusion, it is an example of progress in the field. August is the Pride month in Sweden and therefore, a good moment to check how LGBTIQ+ rights are in the country. A bit of history Sweden has been […]

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The Masked Crusader

This post was written by Letty The New Normal Blog 2 in which our intrepid Observer delves into the murky world of mask wearers and confronts the prejudices of the Naked Facers. There’s  also a bit about getting your hair cut. OK, so what bit about wearing a mask do people not understand and why […]

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