Tag: Jonathan Hjorth

May 1, 2017 / / Family

This past weekend we celebrated Valborg in Sweden (Walpurgis Night) by lighting big bonfires. The local traditions might vary a bit, but in Nässjö the local Scout club marched with torches from the city square to…

December 28, 2016 / / Family

For the second time in a row I celebrated Christmas in Småland with my brother Jonathan’s family and my parents. It is a really nice change of pace to get out into the countryside. I brought…

July 24, 2016 / / Family
July 6, 2016 / / Family

In Sweden we take our Midsummer celebrations seriously. This year I travelled down to Småland to spend Midsummer with my brother Jonathan and his family. I took the train after work on Thursday evening, and…

May 30, 2016 / / Family

This past weekend I visited my brother Jonathan and his family in Småland. Their two cats “Katten Kajsa” and Caramella just had kittens only weeks apart. They basically went from having a modest two cats…

March 20, 2016 / / Family

This weekend I visited my brother and his family in Småland. On Saturday we visited a flea market, which was surprisingly fun. Jonathan, Sandra and I each had one of the kids to find outfits…

December 25, 2015 / / Family

Where is the snow? We had a green Christmas yesterday, but hopefully there will be a bit of snow on Sunday, fingers crossed! In Sweden we celebrate Christmas on December 24th. I have been celebrating with…

October 5, 2015 / / Family

This past weekend I took the train down to Småland to visit my brother and his family. The autumn colours have already arrived there, with beautiful yellows and reds. It is always great fun to see Jonathan…

July 25, 2015 / / Family

This past week I went down to visit my brother and his family again, and to celebrate my second niece’s birthday. On Wednesday and Thursday we went out on the big lake Sommen in a…

July 7, 2015 / / Family

My brother Jonathan and his family recently bought a new house with a stable for their horses. Me and my other brother Josef and his family went there to visit them and celebrate Jonathan’s birthday.…