Sweden Writing

New project: Full Swede Ahead!

New project: Full Swede Ahead! It’s a collection of essays by a British family in Stockholm, as we record and reflect on our experiences of living in Sweden with our daughter two daughters. Why? When we moved here in August 2015 we were inspired by the BBC’s From Our Own Correspondent to chronicle our experiences for the benefit of others. …

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Living Abroad II: The Nordic Saga

10 years ago this week I moved to Germany. After six fantastic months in Köln, I was blessed with a humbling send-off from the friends I had made – singing a traditional Kölsch farewell song to boot. That experience was a formative, transformative one for me. And now I’m living abroad again – this time in Stockholm. …

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