First i knew that there was a particular day whereby daytime remains continuous for 24 hours, this day is called midsummer. It is when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. What I never knew was how midsummer is one of the important holidays here in Sweden. Well, now i know. It is… Continue reading Celebrating midsummer
I am new to the sport of fishing. I mean i like to eat fish but going out there to catch my own fish? I am not sure if i am up for it. But one thing i can say is, i do enjoy the act of catching a fish. What i mean is that… Continue reading A day at the lake…
I enjoy learning about other people's way of life, that is the cultures and traditions. I believe it stimulates one's mind. On 6th June, Swedes celebrated their National Day. They celebrate the day in honour of two historical events. On 6 June 1523, Gustav Vasa was elected king and on the same date in 1809,… Continue reading The National Day of Sweden
I am always ready to try a new restaurant in the area i live in. Zaman Al Sham is a new restaurant in town. By the name you can guess what type of restaurant it is.... Middle Eastern! Yes you got that right! (That's if you were really trying to guess). Anyways, the restaurant have… Continue reading A new restaurant in town: Zaman Al Sham
Most of us have been anxiously waiting for spring's arrival... In my previous post, I stated that it is my first spring in the nordic and it feels amazing to see the difference in the environment and people's way of life transitioning from one season to another. Apart from rising of the sun and having… Continue reading Signs that Spring has arrived!
Vårdagar is a Swedish term meaning spring day. It is my first time experiencing the spring season and i am loving it so far. I feel more alive now than when it was winter season. One thing i am enjoying is the heat. I have been longing for the heat for awhile. Don't blame me,… Continue reading Vårdagar!
Hello readers, This is probably a late post as today is Sunday and the post is about a Friday... but who cares right? Anyways on a Friday I and my boys decided to have lunch at ODD FELLOW. It is a restaurant located in Lindesberg, just a few meters to where i live. It was… Continue reading ODD FELLOW Friday
1. Never put off to tomorrow what you can do to-day. 2. Never trouble another with what you can do yourself. 3. Never spend your money before you have it. 4. Never buy a thing you do not want, because it is cheap, it will be dear to you. 5. Take care of your cents:… Continue reading Quotes to live by:
I am the kind of person who carries few items in the handbag. I don't like to stuff so much in the handbag because i may start walking around lopsided or start experiencing shoulder pain. These are the most important things i must have in my handbag every day. 1. Mobile phone - well..... simply… Continue reading What’s in your handbag?
Today was probably one of my proudest moments in the kitchen. It was my first time preparing biryani (also known as biriani) and it was delicious! Biryani is very popular in Tanzania especially Zanzibar, it is generally made with spices, rice and meat. The style of preparing biryani differs from country to country. I looooooove… Continue reading My First Biryani