25 Jul 2024
Culture
Courses in English Education

English Improv Class: New Classes 2013

Improvisation is a skill that helps build confidence and charisma; it’s an acting method that helps one be more accepting of the present moment. It’s also a whole lot of fun! Josh Lenn (of Lost in Translation fame) will be running a new season of his acclaimed improv classes for February 2013. The demand for these […]

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What's on: Stockholm

Scholar Kids Book Shop: Our 3 Lucky Winners!!

We’re proud to announce our 3 winners of 100 SEK to spend on children’s books!  Well done to: Danielle Lee Ziermans Jeff Larson Karen Plummer who submitted the correct answers and were randomly picked in our prize draw. Please get in touch with Sarit – She is wonderful and will help you get you your […]

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Support the Links, Support Your Living City

Some of you may have noticed that there’s a few more advertisements around the site than there used to be. Your Living City is a wonderful site that has relied on our wonderful volunteers. We’ve realised that this isn’t sustainable. If we can turn over a profit and start to be able to pay our […]

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What’s on and Where to Go: November

November marks the event we’ve been waiting for: the Stockholm Film Festival! But there’s many an exciting event going on in the city filling the dark days with light, sound, food, drink, dancing, sailing and even some horses. Here’s our top 10 events in November. The Stockholm Film Festival – 7th to 18th November This […]

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Dining out Lifestyle

Restaurant Review: Blå Porten

Blå Porten dates back to the 1600’s and is easily distinguished with its iron blue gate out front.  It looks like a secret garden from the outside, as it is almost completely walled in.  Walking by, you might never know this is truly a hidden gem. You may also enjoy: Restaurant Review: Östermalms Saluhall’s Tysta […]

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Dining out Lifestyle

Restaurant Review: Blå Dörren

Looking for yet another great Swedish restaurant to take an out of town guest to (or in my case two), well look no further because Blå Dörren Ölhall oct Matsal, more commonly known as Blå Dörren, is where you need to take them. Blå Dörren (Sodermalmstorg, 6) is located in Slussen, right next to the Hilton Hotel in a building […]

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Halloween in Stockholm 2012

Looking for info on Halloween in Sweden? Check out our article on Halloween events for adults and kids in Stockholm 2011.   Ok, so Halloween in Stockholm may not be as spooky or flamboyant as you’re normally used to. It’s not that easy to convince an entire population to cover their windows with cobwebs, let […]

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What’s on and Where to Go: October

I’m a glass half-full kind of girl. As the days get shorter and darker and cloudier, I still feel lucky to be living in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. October in Stockholm is magical, not least because we gain a precious hour on the 28th, when daylight saving ends. Plus there’s […]

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Books Lifestyle

Our favourite Swedish crime novels

A great way to learn about your new city is to read a few novels about city life. The most famous Swedish novels are by the crime authors Stieg Larsson, John Ajvide Lindqvist and Henning Mankell. I highly recommend the works of these authors. Here’s the first part of our Swedish book recommendation list. We […]

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Dining out Lifestyle

Restaurant Review: Östermalms Saluhall’s Tysta Mari

Stockholm’s three food halls are at the top of my list for favorite places to grab lunch while I’m in the city. I love going there for the sheer fact that there is something for everyone and you can choose from many different cuisines ranging from Tunisian to Japanese and many more. You can either […]

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