December 2018

Lucia is here!

Ever wondered why supermarkets are selling Saffron buns (popularly called ‘Lussekatter’) now and not always. It is because St Lucy’s Day is here. Come the 13th of December, Swedes celebrate Lucia with a special atmosphere where the lights are dimmed and the sound of the children singing. A person impersonating Lucia wears a crown of electric candles in a wreath … Continue reading

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Festive Mode On!!!!!!

Aaaand the countdown begins !!  To everything !!  To Christmas !! To the end of a wonderful 2018 !! To the beginning of the new 2019 !!  It’s getting darker earlier every day, we just want to stay inside and be cozy with some hot tea and a movie, but university work is calling.  We are currently working on a … Continue reading

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