This week we picked up a visitor at Skavsta Airport which was a nice excuse to go to Stendörren Nature Reserve at the southern end of the Stockholm Archipelago. We arrived just after sunrise on a cold, calm and sunny winter day. A trail starts right next to the parking lot that will take you … Continue reading Stendörren Nature Reserve in winter
Another year is soon over. The end of the calendar year is a good opportunity to look back and reflect and appreciate the moments that made up 2021 so let me share some moments that made 2021 special for me. In spite of all the worries and concerns we fill our daily life with, life … Continue reading 2021
I recently got an opportunity to try out an electric car for one month to see if it would fit with our driving needs. In this third and final post, I look into the economy of acquiring and driving an electric car compared with a combustion engine car.
I recently got an opportunity to try out an electric car for one month to see if it would fit with our driving needs. In a previous post I formulated three questions to investigate. In this post I conclude the answer to the second question: Can we charge without too much fuzz?
When I bought our current car in 2015 I promised myself that our next car will be an electric car. So far that has been an excuse to not invest in a new car. However, recently I had a chance to revisit the question.
Today is the last day of summer 2021. Kids are back in school. My daily Corona walks are back on. It has been great to unplug and spend some quality time with the family.
I love learning about history; how people have lived before, and how the world has evolved into the amazing, wonderful and crazy place it is today. Since I moved to Sweden 10 years ago, one of the ways I have improved my Swedish is by reading books in Swedish, often about Sweden and often about … Continue reading Reading tip: The Engineers by Gunnar Wetterberg
Today is V-Day. V for Vaccination. I’m getting my first jab of a Covid-19 vaccine later today. The End is Near. Literally. The pandemic has forced many changes on society, a roller-coaster of emotions and changes. In the name of pandemic, freedom rights we had taken for granted were taken away from us in order … Continue reading V-Day
In the Year of the Covid, a group of gifted Swedes published a Swedish edition of Call of Cthulhu. However, it isn’t just a translation into Swedish of the game mechanics and the monster tables...
Respecting the local COVID restrictions we have turned to hiking in the forest every weekend for exercise, fresh air and — weather permitting — a bit of sunshine. As the days get shorter and as both my wife and I work from home, we need to get out.