Archive for the ‘news’ Category

This morning (well Washington DC time), The Supreme Court of the United States announced its deliberation on two of the most explosive issues of the term: gay marriage rights and due process. Specially, two cases were debated in front of the judges earlier in the year: the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, […]

What started as a hostage situation with an elderly man armed with a machete, has ended in massive car fires and destruction of property by protesters in Husby and its neighboring suburbs. It is uncertain whether the unnamed man shot by the police was a direct threat to them when they entered the apartment. He […]

Well, I decided to do a little housekeeping on the site. Besides fixing a lot of minor issues (indexing attachment pages and page# urls), I noticed my blogroll page is dead. That is because Feevy, the site I used to aggregate all the blogroll links and sort them by latest post, is dead. Completely dead. […]

This past week you all have probably heard about the normal size models Åhléns department store put up. First, it is in Åhléns Malmö and not in H&M like many news channels are saying. Second, everyone in the world has made it a huge deal except Sweden. And third, this is real and not a […]

The most popular (or infamous) article on this site is the “10 Things I Hate About Sweden.” Somehow, people take it so personally that it mandates a comment filled with insults, hate, or name-calling directed to me. And they believe that this entire blog exists to hate on Sweden. If that is the case, then […]

If you ventured out today, you probably noticed that the whole city is blanketed in white. And by blanketed I mean, you have no visibility to your feet. SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological Institution has issued a class-2 warning and predicting another 10-20 cm of snofall in the region. Please be careful when traveling outside and […]

I’ve been debating for a long time whether to start a forum on the site. A lot of articles here end up on tangential discussion because there isn’t an appropriate spot to have it. I thought of creating a forum where all of you could post questions about life and dating, post notices, and sell […]

On Wednesday, you will receive a pack and fun filled newsletter about Sweden through the Lost in Sweden – Moosletter group. The newsletter is aimed at bringing you, the reader, snippets of the best articles about Sweden from bloggers. There are two ways to participate: 1. Be a blogger. Want to get more traffic and […]

I’ve been offline most of the week because my best friend A and I went to Budapest. Hungry in Hungary! Bahahahaah… I love Europe because it is amazingly easy to travel through. There are lots to tell and zillions of photos to share. If I am a good blogger, I’ll put together a couple posts […]

Two weeks ago, the Moderaterna Traffic and labor commissioner in charge of sanitation in Stockholm, Ulla Hamilton, wrote an op-ed piece in the newspaper Aftonbladet about cigarette littering {cigaretfimpar} and the need to curtail butt litter. Basically, she wrote littering is bad and that the city needs to pass a law that both makes it […]