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Category: Sustainable Living

Köksträdgården The Kitchen Garden

A large portion of this weekend was spent digging in the garden. With all this early Spring weather, we’ve been able to get a head start. We are enlarging the kitchen garden; a new large circle has been dug which I plan to segment like a big cake, and we dug up some old stone […]

Nordiska Trädgårdar

This weekend we were at Scandinavias largest garden show – Nordiska Trädgårdar. It was just what I needed after a grey, wet winter. Spring is in the air, the soil is getting warmer every day, and today at least, the sky is blue. Pictures speak louder than words, so here are some snaps I took. […]

A whole year!

Oh my goodness, a year since the last blog post. Me bad. I’m going to start afresh with the whole social network tools thing. You can follow our blogg, facebook or instragram. Here’s some pictures from our summer.                    

Kitchen Garden

This Spring I was lucky enough to have Catharina from Yra:Form here taking some pictures as part of a project we are both involved with. After spending some time clearing out my kitchen garden for the winter this weekend, my thoughts wondered back to Spring and all the veggies and herbs that were growing here. […]

Nettles & Dandelions are free dont ya know

Even though it’s still to early for home grown veggies, you can still make use of other things in the garden. Tonight I added nettles, dandelion flowers and dandelion leaves to our pasta. Yummy, free and nutritious. Go on, have a go! Little chicken update: all three chicks that were in the incubator have now […]

Chicky News

I thought I’d give a little update on our chickens. Most of our Brahma’s that we had over the winter have gone back to the in-laws, we have kept two hens and a rooster. The plan was of course to have more, but we lost so many due to various animal attacks (that we now […]

Djura Bok & Pappersverkstad

I must just share with you the wonderful day I have had. Today I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to try my hand at book binding with lovely Linda who has Djura Bok & Pappersverkstad. In her amazing boutique and workshop, Linda holds various courses throughout the year varying from making your own […]

Planet Café

Tonight we have our first Planet Café (in association with Studiefrämjandet) at 19 – 20.30. This will be every last Thursday of the month. We’ll discuss how we can ‘change the world’, through changing small things we do at home, with our family and in our community, we’ll share tips, ideas and some laughs too. […]


The weekend is finally here! And sunny it is too. Fabulous. I think our time will be spent mostly in the garden. So, what have we been up to this week?  Well, one thing that we are excited about is that we have been accepted into the WWOOF scheme. It is a scheme that works […]


‘Future Week’ is soon upon us here in this part of the world. The concept being, what can we do to achieve a more sustainable and eco friendly future? This is just the kind of stuff we love. If you’re local you can read more about it here. As part of this initiative local businesses […]