Sunlight

After some cloudy weeks the sun is back again. Now the days are noticeably longer (the sun sets after 16:00h and rises shortly after 8:00h) and the sun rises higher up in the sky with each day. On one hand that makes me kind of sad, because it means that the super short winter days…

Ice and Snow

Finally more snow came. Like much more snow. Oh how I love that!! Snow turns everything in the most beautiful version of itself... The forest looks just magical, the roads are pretty and fields and lakes look so smooth and calm covered in a thick blanket of snow. Lots of new snow also meant that…

Sunny winterdays

Clouds were gone in the last week and the days were incredibly bright. Everyday the sun stood noticeably higher in the sky, the days were noticeably longer and ice crystals were sparkling in the sun. On sunday it was especially beautiful. Just 2 days earlier some fresh snow had fallen, but the temperature dropped below…

Ice fishing

On saturday I went ice-fishing with a friend. We started in Bispgarden and drove to a nearby lake, where we drilled some holes into the ice... It was quite thick and we were lucky, that the drill was just a bit longer than the ice was thick! This was the lake The surroundings were amazingly…

Regarding work II

Last week was my first week at work. I am so happy to have found a job like this. I can work with children and get to learn more about the culture and language of Sweden everyday. My colleagues are very nice and explain many things to me when I don't understand, but with every…

Regarding work

Yay!! I found work!! 🙂 Starting on monday I have a parttime job as resurs in a preschool in Solleftea! 🙂 I am super happy with that! Because not only does it give me the opportunity to integrate into society and be around people who speak Swedish all day long, but it will also enable…

Walk in the woods

Today was a beautiful day outside, so I took the chance to go for a walk in the woods. The warm temperatures of the last few days have melted away a fair amount of snow, so in the forest bits and pieces of bushes and smaller plants started to show again. The snow itself was…

Northern lights

In the last few days, I met neighbors and had a friend over for a visit. All of that sadly while *still* being sick, so I wasn't very active on here. I slept a lot in the last few days and went to Solleftea a few times to run errands and meet people. I will…

Happy new year!

The last few days have been a rush but now I finally feel like I am somewhat done and am sitting in front of a cozy fire writing this. First of all I want to wish a very happy new year to everyone who I didn't write it personally too. All of those who I…