Many times in my life, upon hearing that I am moving to a different country yet again (I do it a lot – I’ve lived in six countries so far (one of those twice, and we are about to move to a seventh), I’ve had people say things like “You move to other countries so much, that’s so brave/difficult/etc., how do you/do you think I … Continue reading Moving Abroad – 1. Into The Not-So-Unknown
You know, I have never actually been to Norway. I mean, I’ve heard about the place, I’ve seen pictures and videos, because it’s famously beautiful, and I’d actually wanted to go visit at some point, because it’s not a distant land, and I can read Norwegian (it’s very close to Swedish), if not speak it, but the fact is that I hadn’t gotten around to visiting it, and now we are moving there.
Yes, you’ve heard read that right. Continue reading Norway: I have never been there before. It is a new place.
Contrary to the popular belief, I have not, in fact, dropped off the face of the Earth. All right, I have been awol from the blog for entirely too long, but I promise, I had a good excuse reason: my other half and I have been busy with work and school respectively, and then all of a sudden we up and moved to Central Finland. … Continue reading Finland
I have arrived in Stockholm two days ago to be greeted by metres-high snow piles on street corners, a blanket of sparkling white everywhere, and twinkling snowflakes falling slowly onto my hat (and nose) through the dark air. Somehow, while in England the snow felt like a disaster and bad weather, here it feels different – appropriate and right: this is what winter looks like. … Continue reading Stockholm, Sweden. Snow