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Discover Laleh’s “Sand överallt” on the Musikblogg Posted by on Jan 8, 2021

You’ve made it to the first Swedish blog post of the new year – grattis! 🥳 If you’re a new subscriber, välkommen! If you’re a weekly reader, hej och tack for your readership each week! My first post of each month always has a connection to music. Music is one of my absolute favorite language…

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Demonstrations, Black Lives Matter, and Perspectives from Abroad Posted by on Jun 10, 2020

Last week’s blog post was a small attempt to emotionally respond to the killing of George Floyd via music. Events in my home state have continued to spark conversations and protests abroad as people work to bring injustices to light in their own communities. It is difficult to discuss, but avoiding it is simply not…

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Music Blog features Laleh and “Vårens första dag” Posted by on May 5, 2020

"Jag är inte beredd att dö än" Laleh Pourkarim

Another month gone by, means it’s time for the music blog! This week we’ll meet one of my favorite Swedish artists, Laleh. Although it’s officially spring time, I live in a place where spring is really just getting going now! So, as a tribute to spring, “Vårens första dag / Spring’s First Day,” is the…

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Sjöfartsmuséet – The Maritime Museum & Aquarium Posted by on Mar 5, 2018

One remarkable museum you should all visit with our without kids is the Maritime Museum of Gothenburg. The museum offers various programs for families with children all year long and have small but very impressive aquarium downstairs. The museum is open every day 10-17 o’clock and Wednesday until 20.00 o’clock except Mondays. The single ticket…

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Ordvitsar – Puns for advanced learners Posted by on May 1, 2017

 I went a few moths ago to see the Swedish Pun Championships in Gothenburg. Where else? The capital city of puns and jokes in Sweden. It was very nice after a really long work week. Some of the jokes were really bad we would say they had lågvattenmärke literally low point but I think you…

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The thriving international restaurant life of Gothenburg Posted by on Mar 6, 2017

Let’s say that if you had moved 10 years ago to Gothenburg you would have found a totally different city. It isn’t surprising. All cities change. But you wouldn’t have found the more fun, continental/international but still Nordic Gothenburg. Good food ten years ago? Forget it. The Nordic cuisine became famous and interesting only in…

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Soldado&Soldiers by Fredrik Gynnestam Posted by on Jul 15, 2011

Fredrik Gynnestam has written a book about three people that all changed in the encounter with each other. People come from three different backgrounds but despite that, they all identify themselves with and find similarities in each other. Similarities that make them change, voluntarily or involuntarily and, above all, they start believing that change is possible. The purpose of this is…

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