Art in a Shipping Tube

There is a problem with leading a nomadic lifestyle.  Well, there are many problems, but the one on my mind today deals with art.  My wife is something of an artist, photography, and I am an appreciator of art.  Traveling has exposed us to many diverse art forms and we have collected a decent collection.  From Bangladesh we have multiple rickshaw art paintings and some … Continue reading Art in a Shipping Tube

The Big Rottweiler at Home: Family vs. Friends

In an earlier post, “Where are all the Vickys”, I shared some of the challenges faced here in Sweden regarding making friends.  In essence, I explained that the quiet, reserved, and okay with the status quo cultural traits of the Swede makes if quite difficult to start a friendship.  Well, having been here a bit longer, things have improved and my family and I have … Continue reading The Big Rottweiler at Home: Family vs. Friends

Sweden: The Arrival

On July 31st we departed Boston for Copenhagen via Reykjavic on Icelandic Air.  Good price, great onboard staff plus the option of an extended layover in Iceland at no additional charge will definitely bring us back to them.  From Copenhagen to Almhult, Sweden we had two choices to get there; we could take the train that runs between Copenhagen and Stockholm or rent a car.  … Continue reading Sweden: The Arrival