I don't usually write about my daily life on this blog, but week 47 was full of lovely activities and joy that I think it warrants its own blog post. Team days, dinner with friends, and bowling were some of the things I got to do during this week.
I use my mobile phone quite a lot, in fact, my usage borders on the unhealthy type of attachment to such devices. In my defence, a lot of my life is made much easier through the use of applications I have on my iPhone. In this post, I list a couple of those that are among my favourite ones.
Swedish Midsummer is an interesting holiday, it can be a bit confusing for immigrants at first, but it grows on you. The holiday offers a chill way to celebrate the start of summer, vacations and moderately good weather.
Sitting in my living room, taking a break from studying for an upcoming AWS exam and writing this blog post to rant about how much I hate hot weather which isn't exactly an informative topic but hey, that's what rants are for, aren't they?
I wrote this answer on Quora back in 2017, a year after moving to Northern Sweden. I share some of my initial shocks, struggles and happy surprises about my - back then - new life. Hopefully, you will find this post useful or failing that, amusing.
I have to admit that I gave different answers to this question depending on the person asking. In this post, I will try to summarize my answer to this question and hopefully shed some light on what made me want to live through these crazy winters.
Andrew Solomon opened his famous Ted talk by reciting a poem written by Emily Dickinson and for some reason it stuck with me since the first time I heard it. If you have some time, watch the full talk, you won't regret it.
My home network always had a simple security setup, a router, a firewall, and a bunch of computers. After months of ignoring it, I finally got around to reviewing the setup and making some improvements.
We all need a way to send our friends the latest memes but that doesn't mean we should sacrifice our privacy and data control while doing so. In this post, I share some of the services I use to protect my privacy and remain productive.