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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

Northern light festival in CPH

Copenhagen has its annual Nordlys Festival (Northern light festival). This year the occasion was used to celebrate the 100 year jubilee of Polar researcher Knud Rasmussen's 5th Thule expedition 1921-24. This is the most remarkable of Knud Rasmussen's many expeditions as this is when he


This was my first visit to the Gotland, an island outside the southeast cost of Sweden. As Erik and I already were in Stockholm, it was easy taking us to Gotland for a few days. The occasion was mainly visiting our friend Karin Lodin and

Visit from Australia

Two years after we went to Australia to meet Erik's relatives in Melbourne, Erik's half-sister Pip, husband Mal and children, Lucas, Felicity and Tom came to visit us in Iceland and in Sweden. We were really happy they decided to travel half across the world