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Live from the Swedish country side! Discussion of Princess Madeleine's wedding, demonstrations of proper Swedish by Sweden's newest royal Chris O'Neill and so much ...

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I guess you’re all wondering why I called you here today. Recently a reader and former colleague San Francisco sent me a mail asking to address some questions seriously. I really appreciated his feedback. So here goes,, “Why did you move to Sweden?” For the adventure really or as my wife put it to shake up the ...

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Malmö says goodbye to the Eurovision Song Contest and Hello to the Scandinavian Gaelic Football Championship. Saturday May 25th 10 AM to 5 PM at Limhamnsfältet in ...

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  Who knew they had it in them? SVT, the Swedish television network, covered this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with a humor which even border-lined on funny,  a big accomplishment for a country with high  quality of life index yet  low on the comedy scale. Remember lying is generally prohibited in Sweden. click for 10 thing ...

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Since the contest descended on Malmo last week I’ve even learned to see silver and gold lame lining of Eurovision Song Contest 2013. I’ve avoided Eurovision Song Contest for the five years I’ve lived in Scandinavia yet realized that unless you spend the week hiding in your apartment’s bomb shelter ( yes most apartments in Sweden have bomb shelters) you can not hide ...

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Sweden’s National Day on June 6th coincides with anniversary of the Allied D-day invasion of Normandy. Swedes celebrate this day with a national day off, BBQs, and various types of celebrations including swearing-in ceremonies for new ...

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Vulcan and Swedes share some common cultural similarities. One being  the  ability to let loose otherwise controlled emotions during designated ritualized ceremonies or holidays. The Vulcans unhinge during their mating ritual Pon Farr and the Swedes during Midsummer. I offer this segment of a documentary  about Vulcan’s Pon Farr and encourage while watching to simply ...

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