The wedding

As promised, a report-back on the wedding. July was a great month for our families. My partner’s daughter got married on the 12th, my daughter Amanda got engaged on the 12th (a surprise proposal while out walking!), and there were… Read More ›

Glad Midsommar!

Midsummer Sweden is when Swedes celebrate the most. For me, the national day of Sweden is not the official day on 6th June (which was not even a bank holiday when I moved to Sweden), but Midsummer. That is when… Read More ›

Swedish citizenship

On the 6th June this year (Sweden’s national day), it was three years since my Swedish citizenship ceremony, four years since I received citizenship, and exactly 20 years since I first came to Sweden. I came to Sweden on a… Read More ›