Category Archives: family

Cyclone Favio, or The story of how our families once met

We haven’t had much news from Vilanculos about the current cyclone, Funso, since our attempt of phone calls haven’t gone through to the family, but being in touch online we know all is well so far at least. It seems everyone has barricaded and prepared for the cyclone but ended up waiting for days for […]

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And so, this was Christmas

Christmas came and went before we knew it. Three days together with my folks and it felt like a few hours. Not that we didn’t chill and relax, because we sure did, but before we could blink, it was over. We had the whole deal, a beautiful tree (Brian’s first real one ever!), gifts lying […]

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1958

I’m in my hometown visiting my parents and every time I come home there are obviously loads of memories from my childhood coming back to me and it’s always fun going through old things. The other evening I found an old book about dog breeds that I clearly remember looking in as a little kid. […]

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Christmas decorating

We haven’t spent a Christmas here in Sweden since 2007 but this year we will and I’m sooo excited. Don’t get me wrong, spending the holidays with Brian’s family in Mocambique is awesome. But I have to say, being Swedish and all, there is nothing quite like a Swedish Christmas. Especially when you haven’t experienced […]

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