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What could Vulcans, the fictional race of aliens portrayed in Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek, and the Swedes, the real-life earthlings that inhabit the Nordic land known as Sweden, share in ...

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Belly warmers: Swedish winters are long and cold and the typical Swedish men are lean and fit.  They’re great on the beach in summer but useless in winter as they generate very little heat. Money savers: Sleeping with a chunky guy is cost effective as you will spend less money on heating bills and expensive Duxiana down ...

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Many viewers ( OK just one. So this is for you Cathy) requested to see the whole video with my new friend in Oslo, Gewon or Joanne ( not sure how to spell her name - great start to a friendship ) Sorry for the vertical video, my tech learning curve continues Var så ...

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Her youthful, misinformed, arrogant tone set me off, sending me into a ragaholic fit and diatribe in crazy immigrant Swedish ending with “Ring the police! Send them over to my house!” But before we get to  that . . .  When I moved to Sweden in 2008 it shocked me to discover the government requires all ...

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On our recent trip to Stockholm we visited Hästa gård in Akalla. There we met Mac the herd dog as he patiently waited his turn in the sheep pen. Hästa gård, the world’s largest urban farm, just a subway ride outside of Stockholm, offers country experience to city dwellers like myself. Besides watching sheep dogs ...

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On a recent visit to Stockholm, I came upon a pile of fully intact discarded Christmas trees. Seeing these uncircumcised, all-natural Christmas trees in the raw reminded me of 1970’s porn with its natural, non trimmed, non waxed patches of organically grown ...

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Six months after our arrival in Sweden my wife and I decided to apply for a home loan. As we made our way to our bank I wondered if they would float us a loan as only I was employed with a temporary contract. Our first mortgage seeking experience started awkwardly when the bank informed ...

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