June has been something of a mixed month for us with celebrations, CSS code, cakes, cycling and sickness. I started the month with a facial and the good intention of sticking to a skincare regime (just don’t ask if I really have stuck to this – I blame the pox…) I also started getting ready for the Color Me Rad run in Stockholm and completed the race (but not in the best of times).
I know they say you should “kill your darlings” but I just could not do it fully this time. Yep, I’m back using the Oxygen theme for WordPress on the blog. But this time with a few tweaks. I liked the Twenty Fourteen theme but not enough; not as much as I like the clean, white layout of the Oxygen theme and the slider with the six featured blog posts. So I switched back to the Oxygen theme. But I just could not get itRead More
It seems that getting a wordpress.org editorial calendar plugin to help me blog more meant that I did not blog at all… This wasn’t, of course, what I had intended. But that thing called life got in the way: we celebrated O’s fourth birthday at the weekend and had family over from the UK, work has been hectic and chaotic and all those stressful words, and for the past couple of days, my blog has been acting up (I hope you’ve not noticed), and now that I haveRead More
So, I have been offline for a few days for an exciting reason. Exciting for me, at least, and also a bit scary (again for me). I’ve taken the leap and moved from wordpress.com to wordpress.org. Hopefully, you haven’t noticed anything odd. I decided to get some help with it and asked for what WordPress calls a Guided Transfer, where they handle the transfer for me, make sure that all is set up correctly. It also offers two weeks of support after the move. SoRead More
Every new year WordPress puts together a round-up of the previous year of blogging. I love this idea, seeing what you got up to over the past 12 months and what you readers enjoyed the most. So here it is: 2013 on An English Mamma in Stockholm. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-outRead More
Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year! I’m taking a small break for the next couple of weeks and focusing on family time, so I think it will just be weekly portraits from me, so I wish you all the best for the new year. See you properly again in 2014!