Tag: snow

  • April 3!

    My son said yesterday, “Hey, it’s officially spring, right?” And just because of that, we woke up to this today:   Thanks alot, son.

  • Podcast episode 43 – Don’t Shake the Baby!

    On this week’s podcast… Jarrett, from Calgary, thinks you people are WEAK! You want to see a real winter? Come to Calgary! (He also shares some expat stories from when […]

  • Land of salmon and asparagus trees

    This week, we’ve had a record amount of seeds floating through the air that look a lot like snow and are covering the ground in Stockholm. The seeds are from […]

  • #17 Tapas are the Greatest Invention

    I ask Rosa, from Spain, to fill me in on how people in southern Europe can eat dinner so late and still get up for work in the morning. We […]

  • #16 – When Stairs Become Slides

    On the podcast this week I talk to Ola, from Poland, about dubbing shows in other languages, the difference in Polish names and how to avoid ending up on crutches […]

  • #16 When Stairs Become Slides

    This week I talk to Ola, from Poland, about dubbing shows in other languages, the difference in Polish names and how to avoid ending up on crutches during the winter. […]

  • #12 Sliding in on a Shrimp Sandwich

    Hana, from Singapore, talks about having to buy socks for the first time in Sweden, typical movie snacks in both countries, and experiencing snow for the first time. Also, compared […]

  • It’s melting!

    The snow is melting today and it’s just a big slush of muddy roads and giant slabs of ice falling from roofs. I think most people here who claim they […]

  • It’s like riding a bicycle

    I was talking to another parent in my son’s class about the weather being so snowy and icy outside that it was hard to walk anywhere without falling. The other […]

  • Prince hit by snowball

    This headline was on CNN top stories. It was the only story I clicked on to read. However, it was not what I thought, but just a piece about Prince […]

  • Graveyard sledding

    Our local paper has raised a question in our neighborhood; Should people be sledding in a graveyard? The initial picture one gets in one’s head is of sleds crashing into […]

  • Swedish problems

    I like that I live in a country where this story has dominated the headlines the entire week. Someone drew a penis on a frozen stream in the snow in […]

  • Who’s up for a little Frisbee?

    Took the kids out for some Frisbee this past weekend on the big field by our building.  We got a few strange looks from people going by as the temperature […]

  • image shows cars completely covered in snow

    Environmentally concious?

    People think Swedes walk a lot and use subways to be nice to the environment, but I think we know the real reason.

  • image shows small boy being terrified by an ugly snowman

    Here you go.

    Please enjoy my son being terrified by a giant snowman.

  • image shows snow grippers attached to bottom of boots

    I’m a tap dancer!

    Snow grippers are great until you get them caught between the ridges of an escalator.

  • Camels and snow

    Well it snowed this weekend again.  Happy May from Stockholm.  In other news, there were camels in the field by our house.  Traveling circus or new neighbors with odd taste […]

  • May 1

    Welcome May!  Weather prediction in Stockholm for the day – SNOW!