So very Swedish

On my way home today I stumbled onto three things that still make me stop and look, even after 14 years in Sweden.

Fathers enjoying parental leave with their children. Parents have the right to be at home with their children until they are one and a half years old. Almost 500 days of paid parental leave!
Fathers enjoying parental leave with their children. Parents have the right to be at home with their children until they are one and a half years old. Almost 500 days of paid parental leave!
The reading section at our local supermarket. Complete with magazines, reading lamp, rug and (in winter) a blanket to put over your knees.
The reading section at our local supermarket. Complete with magazines, reading lamp, rug and (in winter) a blanket to put over your knees.
Snow tyres on bicycles
Snow tyres on the posties’ bicycles

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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