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Welcome to Stops and stories

A welcome and a brief outline of what readers can expect from Stops and Stories in the coming months. Also a glimpse of my tax declaration travails.

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March already

March already: a belated blog update on life in Brussels in bureaucracy, health and sickness – with an interesting fact about Belgian cough medicine.

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Midwinter solstice

Midwinter solstice – a series of 4 photos taken roughly every 2 hours to illustrate how short a winter’s day can be at this latitude.

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A Letter from Sweden

This is my second voice recording in the series “Letters from Northern Lands”. This episode visits Swedish Midsummer, the recent Royal Wedding in Stockholm and the way the Swedish media has reported it, and considers whether Sweden is a monarchy or really a closet republic.