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Archive for May, 2010

Swedish prepositions: i Posted by on May 31, 2010

Bad news first. No, we did not make it into the Eurovision Song Contest final for the first time ever and it was a huge shock for a Eurovision loving country like Sweden. But hey, better luck next year and let’s look forward to the Fifa World Cup in only two weeks…oh, that’s right! Sweden did not…

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The one Swedish word you need to know Posted by on May 28, 2010

This is my last post. Thanks for watching and good luck with your Swedish!

Swedish prepositions: på Posted by on May 27, 2010

Alright, time to get down and dirty with “På”. I wrote earlier this week that Swedes seem to love “Till”, but we have a pretty good love affair with “på” as well. I have bee thinking, reading, asking and googling to find as many ways as possible to use “på” and I am pretty sure…

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Swedish singer and song writer Linda Skoog. Posted by on May 26, 2010

Jazz and Blues grows on you by time. It was nothing I appriciated when I was younger. Nowadays, I like to get into different moods and experience the audience around me. It was on a hot summer day in Slottskogen in Gothenburg last summer when I first saw Linda performing. In the middle of the wild Swedish nature…

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Butchering Swedish 101 Posted by on May 25, 2010

Let’s talk about snus Posted by on May 25, 2010

A friend of mine came back from her fist visit to Sweden the other day. Like all of us, she loved it (but of course!) and came back with a new found love for Kalles kaviar and 433 pictures of the archipelago, the castle, sea food and slightly sunburnt Swedes. But there was one picture that confused me slightly. In between  photos…

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Vote for Sweden’s new national costume! Posted by on May 25, 2010

Remember Folkdräkt 2.0? The 25 – one for each Swedish province – brand new and meticulously designed costumes are now ready and up for display! Have your say and vote for your favourite here! Foto: Karin Granstrand/Småland

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