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Stop! Wintertime.

Going from straight Summer to the heart of Winter is just as shocking as hammering your way through the dance floor of a slow dance party for seniors. This is exactly what I did. (Noooo, I meant the first duh…) I just came back from fieldwork in South-Africa, where I conducted interviews with change makers in the […]

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The most beautiful cinemagraphs of Stockholm University Campus

Okay I do have a little something to admit… I took these about two months ago. Not that you need an magnifying glass to figure that out,  Autumn has clearly packed its leaves and flown to lower places, but the editing process of these cinemagraphs has been a little bit of a struggle. If you’re […]

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Polkagris, the real story of Swedish candy sticks

It’s time to set things right. Being Belgian and having to hear the whole world say French fries, when they are actually a Belgian specialty, I can imagine that little sting in the heart Swedes must feel when candy canes are assumed to be American. The candy sticks have Swedish heritage with an American twist.  They are called […]

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Why you should move to Sweden at least once in your life!

Moving to a new place is a really big (mental) step. Most people find it really scary (which it kinda is), and even if they have the opportunity to go, some eventually won’t do it for exactly that reason. BUT, so much of that fear is just a mind game that you have to overcome. Once you do […]

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Homo Sverigus… in nature!

Today’s episode in the series on the wild but kind Swedish human, the Homo Sverigus, is set in his/her second nature, … nature! In my personal quest for integration insights, I will venture on an expedition through Tyresta national park and provide you with 5 outdoor activities to do in the Swedish forest.  The expedition. No […]

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Getting ready for field work & the year of a lifetime!

1This year is probably different from any other year I will ever have. Since I am a true graphic wonder child, I took out my chalk sticks to give you an artistic interpretation of what’s going on in my life. I am now in my second year of my Master’s program in ‘Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable […]

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