Four on Friday

An English Mamma in Stockholm: ice cream makes you happy and good looking

I've been feeling a little sorry for myself lately, I'm afraid to say. Just feeling down and not being able to shake it. And I know when it starts - the first sign is that I don't want to read books or magazines. Luckily, though, there are still so many great articles out there and those I still have a desire to read. So that's something. And I am looking forward to coming out of this slump ... Continue Reading...

Training Tuesday

An English Mamma in Stockholm: training struggle training clothes lorna jane nike trainers

Training has been something of a struggle for me since the end of July, after our big trip. Yep, training struggle is the right term for it. Unfortunately, I just could not muster the energy and willpower to train much while we were away, managing just two running sessions during the three and a half weeks. Pretty poor. And then, just a few days after we got home, I had ICL surgery to correct my ... Continue Reading...

Insta moments

An English Mamma in Stockholm: instagram moments luggage suitcases stroller buggy travelling bags

I am slowly but surely processing the thousand or so photos that I took during our "big trip" in July. Sorting through and editing them is something of a task, but a fun one, helping me relive the holiday again and again through these Instagram moments. The initial part of our tour was a train journey from Stockholm down to Malmö to visit Husband's family. I've done this trip before by train, but ... Continue Reading...

Four on Friday

An English Mamma in Stockholm: sunset vrsar croatia

This week I have not had as much chance to read - work has been a little crazy - but I have spotted a few great things that I'd like to share with you. A couple of them are work tips because that is what my mind is, unfortunately, focused on too much just now. I'm a social media dinosaur, it seems - a fascinating article from by a teenager on how his generation actually use Facebook, ... Continue Reading...

Four on Friday

An English Mamma in Stockholm: four on friday curation links shares sharing articles

I've always been an avid reader but since having the boys it has been harder to pick up a book and read whenever I want. I've found that I've switched my reading online instead, mostly to online articles and blog posts - quicker to read, easier to digest and readily available on my phone whenever I get a spare moment. I thought I would start sharing with you four of the things I've enjoyed ... Continue Reading...