Tag Archives: sweden

Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdom

Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words. Continue reading

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Røros – A Walk back in ‘Mine’

Way up in the central highlands of Norway, close to the Swedish border, lies a hidden gem with a history, unique and lengthy enough that UNESCO has placed it on its heritage list. Today, stepping back in time at Røros has more to offer than history. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Words of Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across … Continue reading

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Monday Mystery – Fredriksten Festning – Halden

This is the final Monday Mystery Photo for 2016. MMP will be back in 2017 with more guest submission. Test your geographic knowledge each Monday. Continue reading

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Not Your Average Crime Novel – ‘Unwanted’

‘In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train.’

‘In the middle of a rainy Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train.’ Suspicion immediately falls upon the husband who has previously been violent towards his estranged wife in the past, but is he really the killer? Continue reading

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