Summer is fast approaching. With kids in the school age, this means coming up with entertainment for the weeks where parents are working but kids are not in school. This year kids will each attend one week of summer school: Programming and circus. In addition to that, I have big plans for pappa school this year.
Stockholm is a popular tourist destination and you can easily find many guides for what to see and do during your stay here. After soon six years in Stockholm, I find that I have distilled a personal list of recommendations for when friends and family come visiting. These are places that might show you a … Continue reading What to see in Stockholm
One of the differences between Denmark and Sweden is that in Sweden kids have a long summer break — nearly 10 weeks. Our kids quickly grew tired of summer time day care offered from school. Luckily both my wife and I have flexible work from home options and kids are old enough to take care … Continue reading Highlights of summer 2022
A double post to catch up on recent events. Going electric So the time came to invest in a new car. The old car failed its yearly checkup which was a good excuse to renew. Given the long delivery times and the high price tags on electric cars with long range, the choice landed on … Continue reading Going electric / new routines
This morning I caught a rat. We haven’t seen any for a long time, but yesterday I saw one in our winter garden* and set a trap. Rats was one of the surprises that came with moving to Stockholm. I guess it comes with many people living “close to nature”, with lakes and forests and … Continue reading Caught a rat
Sunrise as seen from the window in our kids room. Further north and further east than Copenhagen, Stockholm is sunnier and has longer days in the summer and shorter days in the winter. Copyright Frederik Jensen. I've decided to start blogging. Two and a half years ago, my wife and I decided to move from … Continue reading Thoughts from a Dane in Stockholm