I didn't know a lot about Stockholm when we moved up here. We ended in Botkyrka, most famous for the 1960ies high rise buildings. However, it is also a place with great many scenic trails which are perfect for a morning walk.
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(This blog post is in Danish due to limited relevance for people who do not read Danish)
What to see in Stockholm
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
Let’s see what lagom means
So the Swedish election happened. Two clear losers and many bittersweet victories. With the final tallies done, it looks like SD — Sweden Democrats — will either become part of a government or supporting a government. So I guess we will find out what “lagom” means (one of SD’s election posters promised to make Sweden … Continue reading Let’s see what lagom means
Charging away from home — the plugin experience
There is still a war going on in Ukraine and the planet is still warming. For some fellow human beings on this planet, these issues impact daily life significantly. For me, these still cause merely inconvenience. However, they are drivers for moving away from fossil fuels and towards sustainable energy sources as fast as possible. … Continue reading Charging away from home — the plugin experience
Maidan 2018 What happened Thursday this week impacts us immensely. My wife is Ukrainian and we have friends and family in Ukraine. The Ukrainian people has chosen their own path for 30 years and will fight fiercely to defend their right to do so also in the future. The war that Putin started in 2014 … Continue reading Sad times
Stendörren Nature Reserve in winter
This week we picked up a visitor at Skavsta Airport which was a nice excuse to go to Stendörren Nature Reserve at the southern end of the Stockholm Archipelago. We arrived just after sunrise on a cold, calm and sunny winter day. A trail starts right next to the parking lot that will take you … Continue reading Stendörren Nature Reserve in winter
My next car is an electric (part three)
I recently got an opportunity to try out an electric car for one month to see if it would fit with our driving needs. In this third and final post, I look into the economy of acquiring and driving an electric car compared with a combustion engine car.
My next car is an electric (part one)
When I bought our current car in 2015 I promised myself that our next car will be an electric car. So far that has been an excuse to not invest in a new car. However, recently I had a chance to revisit the question.
Last day of summer
Today is the last day of summer 2021. Kids are back in school. My daily Corona walks are back on. It has been great to unplug and spend some quality time with the family.