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At home

It is time to write my blog again and I have been looking forward to this precious moment.  Writing is a brilliant way for me to process the dynamic flow of changes that are currently coursing through my life.  Our … Continue reading

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Life is…

A few thoughts on life: Life is an adventure “When I grow up, I want to be an adventurer” I wrote, aged 4.  I drew an accompanying picture of myself thrashing through a wild jungle, displaying equally wild hair.  This masterpiece was … Continue reading

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Easter in Urshult

It is the week after Easter and Urshult Hotell is a hive of activity.  As with the last few posts, I have baby Zac sleeping in my arms as I type (awwww!)  In front of me the office window is obscured … Continue reading

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Home improvement

It’s Wednesday 23rd March 2016 – 1 year and 6 days since we moved into Urshult Hotell.  I am sitting here with baby Zac contentedly snoozing next to my tummy in the Baby Bjorn.  We have just been to the hotel’s guest … Continue reading

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The Attitude Of Gratitude

I am sitting in my office typing this post with one hand – the other is wrapped around my 10 day old baby boy – Zac. It occurred to me this morning that I have a great many things to … Continue reading

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The A.F. Leafe Room

Urshult Hotell has a bar*.  In this bar hang many pictures.  These pictures tell a story. When my Morfar**, Fred Leafe, passed away in 2014, I inherited some of his (and his sister’s) paintings.  My husband and I decided to hang them … Continue reading

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What is your favourite season?

Cold, grey, snowy and icy.  Temperatures as low as -18C, sunset by 3:30pm, frozen lakes and waterfalls…the Swedish winter is more hardcore than any of the winters I experienced in the UK.  There are days when it feels like the … Continue reading

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