Tag Archives: Sweden

In São Paulo… part 3

For part 1 click here and part 2 here In São Paulo… 21) …it’s normal to be invited to someones home, whether you really know them or not, and be treated like an old friend. 22) …pregnant women are treated … Continue reading

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Exhausting the worlds resources? Sure, as long as it doesn’t affect me directly…

We are living in the world we deserve; polluted, dangerous and with less and less animal life. I am no activist and I am definitely not an environmental genius. My family isn’t either, but it was always obvious that we … Continue reading

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A Very Special Friend

I was a very naughty little girl back in the days. I had that look in my eyes which screamed out “bus”, in english mischief or “to play tricks“. It all began in kindergarten. I was put in the same … Continue reading

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Sinking Champagne.

This post won’t turn out the way it was planned, because the plan was to blame the concept of “sinking” on some country other than that of my own. But unfortunately, “sinking” is a translation of the Swedish word “vaskning”. … Continue reading

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Are You Swedish?

No I am not rasist, it is just nice to know some fellow Swedes when you live abroad. I have been a very lucky girl and met two lovely swedish girls so far, but we want to meet more of … Continue reading

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Salaries in Brazil

A sensitive subject. You either earn next to nothing or you earn what the upper class earns in Europe. Yet you are still considered “middle class”. You know, we don’t even use those terms in Sweden, but here it is … Continue reading

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Alone in the city

I never minded spending time on my own, I quite like it. It can be awkward sometimes but mostly because others are more bothered about it than I. When you live far away from your friends and family, when it’s … Continue reading

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Education

I am not known for my intelligence. I never was and I never will be. But as long as I am known as a funny and a nice gal, that is alright with me. Of course I hope there are … Continue reading

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Fuck Cancer

This particular post isn’t about Loving São Paulo, but that’s ok, because the Blog is about me. It is about my life, my feelings and my interpretations. There is an organization in Sweden called “Ung Cancer” (literally Young Cancer), it’s … Continue reading

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Saudades

What a beautiful word. So soft, so honest, so friendly, so portuguese. It means missing. There are a lot of people around the world that I would love to catch up with, there are a thousand places I would like … Continue reading

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