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Svenska Skolans besök på IKEA Edinburgh

I slutet på September blev Svenska Skolan inbjudna till IKEA Edinburgh på en guidad tur bakom kulisserna. Besöket på Ikea var en succé för alla eleverna. Vi fick inblick i deras verksamhet på ett nytt sätt samt att eleverna blev väldigt medvetna om Ikeas miljötänk. Här är några reflektioner från eleverna efter deras besök på …

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Pea Soup and Pancakes

On 22 October the Society held the customary Pea Soup and Pancakes evening. This year we met at Söderberg’s cafe at the Quartermile in Edinburgh where Åsa had arranged a lovely and traditional meal in the very pleasant surroundings of the Pavilion. When we had enjoyed our food and a good chat, we listened to …

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Sailing Adventures by Harris Keillar

A couple of years ago a friend of mine asked if I would be interested in sailing across the Atlantic. He is an experienced sailor and I had previously been on his boat, so he knew my distinct lack of sailing capabilities.  I said “yesssss” and in February 2017 went on a weekend keel boat …

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You’ve had your say

First of all I’d like to thank everyone for responding to our Events Survey which was sent out during the summer. We are excited by the great participation and all the great suggestions. The aim of the survey was to get a better understanding of what activities and events members want to see during the …

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Sweden’s Elections in Edinburgh

Many members of the Society came to vote in person at the Edinburgh polling station on the first or second of September. They will have seen some familiar faces behind the desk as the Society’s committee had been asked to help with the arrangements. How did this all come about? We were first approached several …

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Kanelbullens dag

Kanelbullens dag infaller den 4 oktober. Den är en i Sverige årlig temadag, instiftad 1999 av Kaeth Gardestedt. Hon var vid tidpunkten projektansvarig för Hembakningsrådet, historiskt en sammanslutning av jästtillverkare, mjöltillverkare, sockertillverkare och margarintillverkare som numera drivs av Dansukker.  Syftet med dagen är att uppmärksamma bulltraditionen som finns i Sverige, med speciellt fokus på kanelbullen. Kanelbullens …

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