One hundred and eleven paces from the movie theater, is a man. He lies by the river everyday. He is twelve feet long and made out of bronze. He lounges with his hands behind his head and toes pointed south. What is more peculiar than a bronze man lying by the river is how he […]
I have lived in Sweden for over a year and have enjoyed every moment of it. Within the first month of being here I attended an introductory class to speaking Swedish. Through his I learned how to count, order a pizza, and say: “I can only speak a little of Swedish.” From then I have […]
Everything I do now has a playlist. Workout, chill, road trip, cooking, partying, fishing, napping, etc. But, one playlist has eluded me. Until now. The time in need of a playlist is my commute back home on the bike. Now, this isn’t your typical five o’clock bumper to bumper commute. This one is usually past […]
Thirty college students from the States have come to visit Uppsala & help with Agape over the next 5 weeks. To welcome them I put together this cultural video. They enjoyed it & I hope you do as well. Thanks to my team for their patience & creativity through out the process.
Danny Saucedo is a Swedish Pop singer that came from Idol a couple of years ago. He has been writing & singing for the Pop charts ever since. The “Holy Grail” of musical talent in Sweden is Melodifestivalen, a song contest that precedes Eurovision the most celebrated song contest in the world. Danny’s past two […]
I just saw a grandmother ride by on a bike, carrying groceries, through the rain. What!? The bicycle & how it is used here in Sweden, baffles me. Well, it is not so much that it is being used wrongly more so that it is being used regularly. Everyone uses a bike to go about […]
I have come to realize that scarves are the most neglected piece of clothing. Coming from a southern state, I did not have an appreciation for the thick cloth wrapped around the neck. From the beginning of my life I saw scarves in only two ways. The first being: Fashion. I saw them on the […]