Learning the Language

Tjena! Having had a very merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year, I’m back in Sweden and am now into the second week of term, so an update is needed. As a Brit, I guess it makes sense to start with the weather. There is plenty of snow on the ground (in fact it has…

My 1st Term Highlights

As the year draws to a close and I’ve successfully navigated through my first term of my year abroad in Sweden, I feel that now is a good time to reflect on what has been a fantastic couple of months.  I’ve met some great people who I’m sure will be friends for life, and I’ve…

Term Begins

It’s been a while since I’ve kept you all updated. Everything has been pretty hectic here (for the reasons I shall explain below) so this edition is going to be a bumper blog! In the last couple of weeks, I’ve travelled to Copenhagen and Helsingborg, been to numerous Swedish parties, embarked on a treasure hunt,…

A week in Sweden

Välkommen! I’ve been in Lund for a week now and I have just got the internet sorted in my flat, so I feel the time is right to update you all on what I have been up to. Having woken up at the disgusting hour of 3am on Tuesday morning (less than 24 hours after…

Two Weeks to Go!

It is two weeks today until I jet off for my year abroad to Sweden so what better excuse to write a blog! Hopefully I will be able to write an update for you all every week or so. So, here we go with the first post…. On 20th August, I will be starting my…