Tagged: Sweden

The elk did it!

I knew it! It’s always the elk. You can’t hide those antlers in a security video!

Fermented herring

This was on The Local today. Umm…. I don’t think the world was asking, nor do they care to know.

Available jobs in Stockholm

I work two part-time extra time jobs here in Stockholm, so sometimes I check to see if there might be...

I control you now, Sweden!

This week, I speak for the entire country of Sweden. Sweden’s Twitter account has a new leader every week.  On...

Advertising to children

Many people in Texas are often surprised when we visit at how seriously our kids take the commercials.  When we’ve...

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Hot dog vending machine

Though I generally feel that America is ahead of Sweden when it comes to ridiculous items in vending machines, I do have to admit that Sweden wins this round – a hot dog vending machine. 

image shows small boy being terrified by an ugly snowman

Here you go.

Please enjoy my son being terrified by a giant snowman.

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I’m a tap dancer!

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

Thanksgiving in Sweden

Happy Thanksgiving Americans.  Here’s my Swedish Thanksgiving meal.  It’s called Thursday soup.

Halloween in Stockholm

When I arrived in Stockholm 2000 they hardly knew what Halloween was. But today I give you – Halloween Globen!...

My (fake) namesday

In Sweden, every day has a name attached to it.  Why is this?  I really don’t have time to Google...

Blood Pudding

My oldest son had his 10th birthday this week.  I told him he could have anything he wanted for dinner,...

87.5 and not one minute more!

Sweden is great because sometimes you can get 50% jobs as well as 75% jobs.  It works out well especially...

Clean cars

I walked down an average neighborhood street yesterday in Stockholm past about 40 cars. As I looked in each one,...

I will never understand

It’s the time of year again when some Swedes eat rotten fish.  Yes, rotten. It’s called Surströmming.  It’s fish in...