family

We are family

Family, it’s a funny beast.  As the saying goes – you can’t choose ‘em and all that… But the relationships we have with our nearest and dearest, though they may have their ups and downs, are pretty bloody special if they’re good and they’re supportive and they’re born of genuine love and affection. I have one sister and she…

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Moominsummer Madness

It may have escaped your notice, but this weekend was Midsummer.  Apparently that is a pretty big deal in Sweden and other Nordic countries, where they celebrate the longest day of the year with much festivity and even more flavoured schnapps!  Having very good friends locally who are Swedish, there we were on Friday evening, enjoying…