Monthly Archives: June 2011

Swedish Summer

It’s supposed to be time filled  with happiness, hopes and laughter. (But I know many, many people who don’t experience the same or even just a tiny bit of what I define as Swedish summer). School’s out and you can … Continue reading

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Life’s Crossroad

I now feel more than ever before that I’m at one of my life’s many crossroads as you may or may not know I will be going to Korea later this summer in about two months time. My last and … Continue reading

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Swedish Upbringing

I know many Swedes that probably wasn’t able to celebrate Midsummer’s Eve, because a majority of employees at SAAB was told they wouldn’t get their expected salary for Midsummer. The company has no money to pay their employees salaries, but … Continue reading

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Seoul Siblings

I’m a 입양아 which a lot of people are these days, and just like many other Korean 입양아 I have birth siblings. Birth siblings that are living in Seoul.  Even though we are siblings our lives are very different from each … Continue reading

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Family Values

In Korea authority is given to the elderly, well educated, older, married and wealthier. Yet the family is not only more important it is also defined differently, in Sweden a family is your parents, siblings, children, your grandparents (and occassionally … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Being Earnest

One thing that really has struck me as diffference between Europe, Sweden and Korea is the importance of being earnest. The high moral value of living an earnest life (or a life without complaning, clining to the past and worrying … Continue reading

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Vacation Memories

Midsummer’s Eve that’s a really big Swedish summer holiday (which happens to be today). Because of this I thought it only fitting to share some vacation memories. Have you ever gone on a vacation and somehow parts of it is … Continue reading

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