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I learned in 2 days what I hadn’t after 12 years. Lagom.

As the Swedish proverb goes, ‘Lagom är bäst’ (The right amount is best). I went to Lola’s book mingle on Thursday, unwittingly with one of the contributors I connected to the author and met so many interesting people supporting the book launch. I got my hands on a hard copy of the book [I have …

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Living like IKEA-The wonderful everyday

Living like IKEA – The wonderful everyday

Nice things happen to me in Sweden and last week was no exception, even though the week did not end as expected. But that is the wonderful everyday, actually. Better than imagined. The serious topic can take on an air of fun when it means seeing old friends and meeting new ones in the context …

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An expat in Stockholm is an award winning travel photographer

Lola Akinmade Åkerström, Multi-Award Winning Travel Photographer: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary notes: I picked Lola as a Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary Shero not only because of her enormous photography talent (my Swede was impressed with her camera when he observed it draped around her neck …

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Expat in Stockholm, Lola Akinmade Åkerström, wins international journalism award

Source: IFWTWA International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association sponsors an annual writing contest for the best writer in the Professional Journalism category among the non-member community. The writing subjects must be travel, food or wine. Lola Akinmade Åkerström, of Stockholm, Sweden, won the IFWTWA 2012 Professional Journalism Scholarship Award for her story “Slow Food …

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