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Semla

Hallo Lovely people Today is Fettisdagen, it is the day all swedish celeberate the semla. It is the last celebratory feast before the Christian fasting period of Lent. In the past, Semla was a simple bun soaked in hot milk, nowdays it is a small wheat flour bun, flavoured with cardamom and filled with almond paste and whipped cream. Semla … Continue reading

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The 15 minutes

One of the interesting stuff about the Swedish culture, is the 15 minutes rule. If you have a lecture at 8:00 for example, it actually starts at 8:15 that applies for all the education related matters except for Exam of course, it does start sharp at the specific time. For the meeting with your  assignment group, that rules apply as … Continue reading

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Longest night and shortest day

Hallo everyone 😍 Today we will have some Astronomy lesson Today 21 of December is the longest night and the shortest day time, the day length in Stockholm is only 6 hours, 4 minutes and 52 seconds only. As you go up to the northern part , it gets even shorter. Yeah ! That is the winter solstice, on the … Continue reading

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Lucia at Christmas

With the approaching Christmas, a lot of activities is going on, but the famous Swedish thing is Lucia. As it is dark and cold, light is needed to fight this. It is a tradition linked to Saint Lucia of Syracuse in Italy. At this occasion, people usually make saffron buns, ginger biscuits and of course the famous Glögg. Lucia is … Continue reading

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Field trip

Study visits have always been my favorite part in the courses. The ability to connect between the theory part and what really happens in the real world, thus comprehend better what you study. Also it is nice to get out of class of course ;). Last year, during the urban water course we had the chance of two field trips, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween everyone 🙂 Though it is an American tradition, nowadays most countries celebrate it. Luckily for us, they celebrate here in Sweden as well. Most of stores, had a theme which made it tempting to get involved, so my corridor was going crazy over the event, we spent a day raving pumpkin, baking deserts.  Crashing  parties, with our awesome … Continue reading

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My Corridor

Hallo everyone Today i want to tell you about my corridor, I live in Delphi NB Building to be specific, Where i have my own room and bathroom with a shared kitchen with my corridor mates. There are different accommodation in Lund. The kitchen and living room is where we share our thoughts,play board games,  watch movies together, do weird … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sweden

First welcome to Sweden for all the new students. Sweden could be different from what you have been used to or what you have predicted, the weather as a start among thousands. At the beginning when i arrived, the mixed feelings was all i had. Holding the past , carrying all the memories in my heart to keep myself grounded … Continue reading

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Warm Hearts

Last Friday, we had our farewell dinner as everyone is leaving for the summer break. One year ago, I remember in the registration day when we all first met. The mixed feelings we all had, the excitement about the new experience and the fear of the unknown. With everyone in this picture I share a dear memory to my heart. … Continue reading

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