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Sunshinstories Family, Sweden

Summer Soltice


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Nothing beats the Swedish region Dalarna when it comes to Summer Soltice aka Midsummer aka Midsommar in Swedish. A whole day of celebration, good food, dancing, singing and then a looong, bright night. To top it off really nice you should, according to old folklore, pick seven different flowers and jump over seven fences, during

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Sunshinstories Family, Sweden

Dalarna


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For me Dalarna meant summer when I was a kid. It was here we spent almost all of our summer vacations. Both my mum and dad’s family lives here. But the last three years or so I’ve been working so much every summer that I haven’t found the time to visit my roots and family..

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Sunshinstories Family, Torekov, Yoga

yoga and brunsås


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This weekend I got on a train heading north to spend som time with mum, dad and my sister. This is the first time I go home by train, I always drive because I go surfing while I’m home, have work to do or somehting else. It struck me how easy and convenient it is

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Sunshinstories Family

happy birthday mum!


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Today is my mum’s birthday! Single mother to four kids.. Both me and my sister are diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, so is my mom. Growing up wasn’t easy all the time. I was even in a wheelchair for a year. Even though she herself was sick she fought for our rights in school, took us

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Birthdays, Sunshinstories Family, Sweden

18 August


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I’m like a child when it comes to birthdays.. I love it! I almost get to over excited.. Petter thinks I’m crazy. This year I could behave from not sneak peek and go hunting for presents, maybe it comes with the age, turning 22 feels mature. Or maybe it was because I got so celebrated

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Sunshinstories Family, Sweden, Torekov

the light


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The light in Torekov is something special, especially when reflected on the windows coated with all the salt from the sea. Spent many summer days in my mother’s friend Helena’s house. Probably the best location in Torekov, talk about a house with a view, in front of the famous Morgonbryggan. It’s so strange that I

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Friends, Sunshinstories Family, Sweden

Sunna’s graduation!


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My sister Sunna graduated this past Friday from high school/upper secondary school! With super good grades and I’m so proud of her! Relatives and friends came from all over to celebrate her and I would say that this is what a common high school graduation looks like; it starts with champagne breakfast before the students

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Sunshinstories Family, Sweden, Torekov

Skolavslutning i Torekov


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Images from my little sister Svea’s school conclusion in the church. It’s hard to believe that it´s 15 years since I were sitting right there where she’s sitting, just finishing first grade. 15 years!!? Same school, same teachers, same church, same songs.. I hated it when I was a kid, but when you think about

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