Raising Children In Sweden – An Expat’s Perspective

A large part of our motivation for moving abroad was our children, and giving them what we felt was a better lifestyle than we could in the UK.  Not better in terms of more things or money, but in terms of quality.  However, it is important to remember that this blog post is based on our (so far) two year …

Rural Life In Sweden – Farming In The Archipelago

Rural life in Sweden is beautiful, and living here has given us different opportunities.  We have made some lovely new friends since moving here, and one of those owns the sheep farm on our little island.  Being a small island, he welcomes people into his barn, especially children, to get up close to the animals.  The children’s daycare even takes …

Life In Sweden – 2 Years On

The 5th October marks 2 years since we arrived, joined Dadda, and started our life in Sweden…it has gone crazy fast and I can’t believe we have already been here that long.  Our little people are starting to be not so little anymore, and all three have now started school here.  I have previously reflected back at the 6 month point and …

Chokladbollar – Chocolate Ball Recipe For Chokladbollens Dag

Friday 11th May (fredag elfte maj) is chokladbollens dag….yes, that’s right, they have a whole day dedicated to eating chokladbollar (chocolate balls)!  The longer I live here, the more I feel this country is the perfect place for my sweet tooth to have taken residence.  It seems there is always a yummy treat to spend a day officially celebrating!  We …