Tag: fire

  • #6 Lucia Day has Major Health and Safety Issues

    Rachel, from the UK, discusses her hatred of saffron buns and Lucia, why you can’t name your kid Ikea here, and lots of talk about stabbing! All on this week’s […]

  • Goat on Fire and weird pizza toppings

    My latest podcast episode about living in Sweden is up – A discussion of weddings in Sweden, strange toppings on Swedish pizza and why setting a 43-foot tall straw goat […]

  • Lucia madness

    December 13th in Sweden is Lucia day. It’s basically a celebration of light in the darkness, based on an Italian saint who had her eyes gouged out (really gets kids […]

  • Merry Victorian Christmas pt. 2

    This week’s Victorian Christmas card depicts a party of birds apparently on their way to torch another bird’s nest. At least that’s how I interpret it. Bird army. I also […]

  • Blender of Fire

    On my YouTube recommendations today. My questions: Why? Just what have the kids been looking at when they hijack my account? Should I fire-proof the blender now?  

  • Stupid parenting moments

    Son:  Mamma, what’s tinder? Me: It’s a dating website for adults. Son: Um….. Club Penguin says I need to find tinder for making a fire. Me:  Oh.

  • Follow up…. The Goat has left the building

    The goat burned Friday night.  My favourite part of this story: “”I have a hard time believing that it may have started because of natural causes.” http://www.thelocal.se/20131221/swedens-christmas-goat-torched-yet-again