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Autumn Returns

So after a small blogging hiatus I’m back. As usual this will likely be followed by some post-dated articles from the summer which was fantastic however we didn’t get a chance to document it all online. Updates will soon follow on our summer road trip to the UK and the final stages including an awesome experience at the Latitude music festival. There was also a side trip to Singapore combining work with holiday and plenty of fun at the Formula 1 and a couple of days on the beach in Lombok. Back to Stockholm and autumn has returned. Temperatures dropped […]

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Violin Lessons

This week was Saskia’s second visit to her violin teacher and she is now starting to learn how to hold the instrument, recognize written music and even play a few notes! She finds it fun even if it is a little daunting, but there’s definitely a sense of proud energy beneath the timid exterior. Having a wonderful teacher really helps, and we look forward to hearing her as she progresses!

Saskia & Maia’s 6th Birthday

Saskia & Maia celebrated an early birthday this week along with all their classmates from SJI by organizing a pool party at Maia’s condominium. There were plenty of games organized by the Dads; including tug of war, Marco Polo and Hide And Seek tag and the kids had a fantastic time in the sun. The occasion was wrapped up with a couple of hot dogs and a mountain of cup cakes to feed the hungry young ‘uns. This is the first of several birthday parties for Saskia as we still have opportunities in Oakham with Grandma, and the real birthday […]