Tag Archives: Sweden

Last Hurrah in Sweden…

Rajne, Bengt and I watched Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy together on Friday night, after flying back from London, then driving from Göteborg toStockholm. Frenzy, released in 1972, was his second to last film. Having just been in London, I was excited … Continue reading

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Smögen Yacht Rock

We took a short car ride (maybe an hour or so) to Smögen for the day. It’s a coastal town (you can find a really idyllic tourism video online that makes it look like only blonde Swedish models inhabit the … Continue reading

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Göteborg…City of Beards and Man Buns

After a few days with Bengt in Stockholm, we drove to Göteborg, about a 5 hour trip. The Swedish countryside is quite lovely, especially in the summer. Don’t be fooled though! It is only like this in July, for a … Continue reading

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The Vasa and other bad ideas…

Ah, so the trip continues… We departed Ekjsö and headed for Stockholm, to meet Rajne’s grandpa, Bengt. He is a super fit, very active 75 year old and has a charming apartment in Rajne’s childhood neighborhood. Our first full day, … Continue reading

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Bearnaise Sauce and Bendy Straws

Whew! I haven’t had any spare time in over a week to sit down and continue my Swedish adventures. I think I left off when we departed from Mariestad for Ekjsö, to visit Rajne’s older brother, Ula, his wife, Molin, … Continue reading

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Adventures in Svenska…Snyggt!

So, I promised something exciting, especially since I have been incommunicado for such a long time. And here it is…my fabulous, amazing, mind-blowing trip to Sweden and London! I’m off for 17 days of excitement across the pond, my first … Continue reading

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Odds, ends, giblets and more

I have been working on a few things recently. Patrick, Emily (his precious girlfriend) and I made guitar heart Valentines together. Emily gets special credit for figuring out how to make these so quickly! She had two done before Patrick … Continue reading

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