Summer nights

Spending summer nights outside has its price in northern Sweden and it is to be payed in blood. This sounds more grim than it is, but I am not kidding. There are mosquitoes everywhere and I feel like it is almost impossible to effectively keep them away and not get bitten. During this summer I…

My summer

This summer has been my first summer in Sweden. As every season this year has been my first living in a different country. Stating the obvious, I know. Truth is, I don't know where to start. I have been working a lot during the summer and enjoyed every day of it, but also outside of…

One night outdoors

The other weekend I spent a whole night outdoors, because I wanted to see how dark the nights can get nowadays and if there is some fog on the lakes. Tom accompanied me and we drove to different places to check out the surroundings. We knew that there was gonna be a huge amount of…

Another lake – Abborrsjön

Last year when I was in this area of Sweden in the summer, I had a little stop at a lake. and ever since moving here I was very curious to visit that lake again, because it is not very far from my home. It would have been super interesting to see it in the…

Favourite place

At the moment one of my favourite places is at lake Grössjön. It is not far from my home and only takes a few minutes to drive there by car. It is a wonderful place to fish, has a little hut and a fire place and is just perfect to hang out by a campfire,…

Summer nights and the village

With the nights becoming brighter, I become less tired and less willing to sleep. I have all this energy and I usually don't get tired in the evenings before 01:00h if even at all. I have absolutely no trouble sleeping once I close the curtains and lie in bed, but who does that without being…

Bright nights

Another evening by the lake, while I am still mesmerized by how long the sun is up and how bright the nights have become. At the moment the sun is up from 3:09h-22:30h and the nights are not getting dark anymore and haven't been dark for several weeks now. Tom teaches me how to fish…

Summer days

Those last few days have been so warm again. The drought has more or less come to an end. There has been some rain, but it came too late to save many of the trees. Lots of them have already shed their leaves and despite the ongoing warmth and sunshine all of the surroundings already…