Category: Sweden

Sweden beats the depression

Sweden was the centerpiece of the Colbert Report on June 18. First of all, Stephen continues his campaign to take over the #sweden twitter account. He thinks he can do it better than people who actually live in Sweden:  …

Decorations French, American and Swedish

Christmas decorations at Patisserie Christian, originally uploaded by radiowood2000. Amazing decorations at a very nice bakery/cafe. Apparently located at both 12 rue de l’ Outre and 17 Place du Temple Neuf (it’s on a corner, where a street runs into…

Food in France

Trying to learn how to get food in France. It’s a bit daunting finding what I want. This is if course based on very limited experience, less than two weeks in the city of Strasbourg. Hopefully I’ll learn more as…

Bye Bye Radio Sweden (for now)

Last day at Radio Sweden before my leave of absence and Strasbourg (although we don’t leave Sweden for almost three weeks). Hope to blog here about what it’s like being in France, especially compared to Sweden. All Europe certainly isn’t…

Sweden’s National Day

National day ceremonies at Millesgården, Lidingö On Sweden’s national day, June 6, those who became Swedish citizens during the previous calendar year are honored.   Me with my certificate from the city of Lidingö (the dinner at the Foresta Hotel…

What happened to keeping down inflation?

Huge increase in Stockholm Transport monthly card prices, originally uploaded by radiowood2000. The Swedish press reported yesterday that the Stockholm County Council and Stockholm Transport plan to raise the price of the monthly subway and bus card by 100 kr…