Tag Archive: Family

Familiar feelings

I wake up without an alarm, in my childhood room. I can’t remember when I last slept a full night. Still I feel slow. Still sad. My mother comes sit at my bedside… Continue reading

Koster Islands (Sweden)

We met up with Lee’s parents that were visiting from Australia, caught a ferry over to Sydkoster – South Koster Island, on the Swedish west coast and stayed in a cabin without running… Continue reading

Swedish Winter Wonderland

Stockholm i mitt hjärta

Homecoming

Recipe for an amazing homecoming weekend: Have a smooth train ride. Arrive with a smile. Hug your mom. Enjoy her food and company. Have a good glass of wine. Have a rest. Bike… Continue reading

The cherry on top

It’s midnight and still almost 30 degrees outside. My windows are wide open and I sleep with nothing but a thin sheet. Is this Scandinavia or South of Europe? Summer of 2014 –… Continue reading

Stories to be told

Thunder. Lightening. The sweet sound of summer rain against warm pavements. Me, snuggled up in bed. Windows wide open but the windowsills keep me safe. A part of me wish you were here,… Continue reading

Christmas is here, now

Feeling more grateful than I can express right now. For family, hugs, home-made food, abundance of gifts and moments made memories. Merry Christmas out there!  

Happy Socks

The joy of family, hats and socks!

Where the past is ever-present

Summer really lingered this year, but slowly it had to give way to cooler air and calmer evenings. I couldn’t have wished for a better end, or a better beginning, depending on the… Continue reading