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Enjoying the Swedish summer

Just got back from a week in Yxlan, out in Stockholm’s archipelago. A beautiful retreat for a few days for me to celebrate my birthday, catch up with Lotta and the girls on their extended summer break and enjoy the best that Sweden can offer. A week out “på landet” is one of the best tonics for the soul in today’s hectic lifestyle, just a simple time with nothing but nature, good food, family and no distractions to help reconnect with the basics. After a quick stop in Uppsala to catch up with the Perup clan (minus Ingolf, sadly), we […]

Summer 2008

Just a quick update since it’s been a while after returning to Singapore and to share some photos of our summer holiday in Europe. Lotta and the girls were out for five weeks, spending time up in Sundsvall and Uppsala, Stockholm and Yxlan where her mum’s summer house is located. Alastair was limited to a couple of weeks and most of these were spent in the UK, hanging out in Oakham with his parents. He also managed a trip up to Manchester for Aileen’s 80th birthday. There were many highlights of the holiday, including Saskia’s 2nd birthday out at Yxlan […]