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Family visit in Holland

It's been two years since my mother and I last had a chance to visit our Stockmann family in Holland. The cause being, of course, the covid-19 pandemic. To avoid flying and make us more flexible, we took our car from Sweden and drove all

Anders and Els-Marie – Orust

Last weekend we finally got a chance to visit Erik's cousin, Anders Eriksson and wife Els-Marie Lejland at their beautiful summer place on the island Orust. Those who have been following the news on this blog know that we have been to Orust several times

Tjolöholms slott / castle

First visitors to stay the night in our new home in Gothenburg. My mother, Marlous and aunt, Helma Stockmann came to visit me for a couple of days from Denmark and the Netherlands. We spent one day visiting the castle Tjolöholms slott south of Gothenburg.

House in May

We are very pleased and grateful for our new home in Gothenburg, now in May's green spring colours. Both the dogs and we - and guests feel very much at home in these cozy surroundings of this old wooden house. It's a great place to

New home in Gothenburg

Exciting times in our lives as we have now moved into a house in an area called 'Landala Egnahem' in central Gothenburg. This means our address from now on is: Skjutbanegatan 2B, 413 21 Gothenburg Photo: Gabrielle. Erik and the dogs enjoying the new garden! This is

Goodbye Stockholm

After 8 years of owning an apartment in central Stockholm it is now time to say goodbye. Erik and I have bought a house in Gothenburg and therefore want to combine all our Swedish homes (all two of them). Thus the last couple of days

Staffan Sandström obituary

Dear warm-hearted Staffan Sandström passed away in early January, very suddenly. He is sorely missed by all who knew him. Staffan was the father-in-law of my brother Paul and a very treasured member of the family. I have known him for approximately 30 years. So

Weekend in Denmark

Due to an eye surgery on our oldest dog Glitnir, this weekend was once again spent in Denmark. After moving back from Iceland, it is no longer possible to get sickness insurance for them in Sweden (they are too old), and therefore it's much cheaper