Living on the edge

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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

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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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