Living on the edge


The lights are still up in Kungsträdgården in the middle of Stockholm, but it is looking more like Spring than Winter during the day. Some people have even spotted a few cherry blossoms on the trees. I hope this will not spoil the Cherry Blossom Day in April, because it is my favorite “festival”!

Another month is almost over, and I have to be honest, I’m looking forward to retirement a LOT. Work has been pretty demanding lately, and of course my boss has not planned ahead so there will be no cutting down on the workload before I go. The big difference is I don’t really care that much anymore. I do my job, and I try to do it well, but I don’t bother to get caught up in it anymore. Four months left!

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Strange customs and old traditions


You wouldn’t believe it, but this is at 2 o’clock on New Years Eve, “broad day light”, right? It makes even me longing for a bit of snow to come along to brighten things up! And I am sure I will regret writing that sentence many mornings in January and February…

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