Let there be light

We set off to the archipelago early on Saturday morning. As we drove we got to witness the sunrise spreading its golden light over the city and then the forest. It was so beautiful that I was transfixed by it most of the car journey. We took the boat over to the island and dropped …

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The first snow this winter

Each year I’m filled with wonder at the first snow fall. Having just been in a dark November period the first snow always brings light and a feeling of happiness and Christmas. I love the snow and the LIL wolf too! Its so endering to see her bouncing around in the snow! Now I hope …

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Ulriksdals Palace

We went to Ulriksdals Palace for our walk today. We have been there many times before but this time instead of walking in the palace park with its neatly trimmed trees and bushes and cut grass we headed into the trees at a random spot. We found an old forest with so many beautiful old …

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November weekend

It was a very gray Saturday in the archipelago. A typical Swedish late autumn day. November is not one of my favorite months of the year…. There isn’t much colour since all the leaves have fallen from the trees and it get’s really dark but I’m trying to appreciate all the seasons and months so …

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Fire

Tomorrow me and Mr LIL are going out to our tiny house in the archipelago. Last time we were there we spent the weekend chopping down trees that will become fire wood and burning all the branches. It was a lot of hard work moving all the logs and branches but it is satisfying being …

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“Flight shame”

Flygskam or “flight shame” has been a buzzword in Sweden for some time now. It implies that you shouldn’t fly because of the climate impact that flying leads to. It has resulted in people thinking more about their trips and a trend of staycations and people traveling by train more. Some people have also sworn …

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Low Impact Wedding

It was 5 years ago today that Mr LILs and my trajectory crossed and our wonderful life together started. Now we’ve been married for a little over two months and it still feels like a dream sometimes! Our goal was to have a low impact and frugal wedding. It is easy to be sucked in …

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