Spring and the Summer — Annas Art – FärgaregårdsAnna

Jim gave me this video as an answer in a talk at his blog. So I answered with this one That means the Spring/Summer song search is on. If you have a Spring or Summer song you like to share. Leave the link in the comments. I bet Leslie have a Spring song. She always […]… Continue reading Spring and the Summer — Annas Art – FärgaregårdsAnna

Habit trackers

Last year, I went through a season of pursuing rest for my soul but during that season I had just one problem…my to-do list did not stop. While I took a break from blogging, spent extra time at the feet of Jesus and said “no” to commitments that would lead me away from rest, I… via… Continue reading Habit trackers

All Saints’ Day – the Swedish way  — Watching the Swedes

Dressing up as witches, vampires and other ghoulish things has become increasing popular in Sweden. However, the traditional way of celebrating this time of year is much more serene and romantic. In Sweden, the first Saturday in November is All Saints’ Day – not necessarily November 1st as in most other countries. In 1983, the […]… Continue reading All Saints’ Day – the Swedish way  — Watching the Swedes

IKEA’s secret Swedish code — Watching the Swedes

O Anyone who’s ever been in one of the 350 + IKEAs in the world, has experienced a tiny slice of Sweden. In the stores, one thing that reflects Swedish and Scandinavian culture is the name of the thousands of products. What many people don’t know is that there are strict rules for the naming… Continue reading IKEA’s secret Swedish code — Watching the Swedes

So, what is wrong with the Swedes? — Watching the Swedes

Dipping into a book about Swedish culture, the opening paragraph starts this way… ‘In the world at large, especially in the English-speaking world, the Swedes seem to be universally popular. Their clean-cut profile as honest, caring, well-informed, efficient plodders who produce quality goods delivered on time sits well with their frequently well-groomed appearance, good sense […]… Continue reading So, what is wrong with the Swedes? — Watching the Swedes