Category Archives: Misc

Longer Nights

It’s getting darker in the mornings and evenings. The end of daylight savings will change that a little bit, but it’s still marching towards darker times. I am not an autumn/winter person, I miss the sun too much and can … Continue reading

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Time to Knuckle Down

We’re almost half way through July and I have about a week left of the school year. This should technically be the time when I can start relaxing and enjoying the school holiday, however this time usually end up being … Continue reading

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Spend Less Save More

A new year always makes me feel that there is so much I can change in my life and this January has been a lot about money. As a freelancer, without a steady paycheck I always keep a tight budget … Continue reading

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Adventure: Needs v Wants

Recently my brother and I discussed ‘needs versus wants’ when it comes to money and be restricted by it. ‘Money makes the world go around’ whether you like it or not. I want adventures in my life, but do I … Continue reading

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In my younger days (I write those words and feel very old) I often felt that life will happen to you whether or not you’re actively doing anything about it, and in a sense it does. Life will continue around … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasure

Building on the no excuses in last week’s post, I do feel that I tried to paint myself in a better picture, so to balance it out, here comes some guilty pleasures that I would have to think twice about … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

  Happy Holidays and God Jul everyone. I am taking a couple of weeks off to spend with my family. My sister will be joining me here for a couple of days, then we will go back to Sweden to … Continue reading

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Sankta Lucia…

…ljusklara hägring… Tomorrow (Dec 13) is Lucia Day in Sweden, when Santa Lucia comes bearing light during the dark winter months. As an expat in London celebrating Swedish traditions have become more important and singing Lucia songs are one of … Continue reading

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Japan in pictures

As you might know I’ve had some weeks off over the summer and one of the reasons were because I went to Japan on holiday. It was one of the most amazing trips I have ever made. So much to see, … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday

I will abandon this blog for a month during the summer holidays. I will be in Japan (excited!) for part of it and the rest of the time I will try to spend outside (if the weather gods allow it). … Continue reading

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