22 Jun 2024
Joel Sherwood
Community Culture Videos What's on: Stockholm

Video Interview: American Comedian Ryan Bussell

Sweden-hating Doyle (who looks deceivingly like Your Living City‘s own Joel Sherwood) interviews American comedian Ryan Bussell, host of a show on Monday nights in Stockholm this spring called Crossfire Comedy Club. The interview does not seem to go too well,  we are not completely sure if we should let this Doyle person do any more […]

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Café Culture Culture

Coffee in Stockholm

Stockholm is full of quaint little cafés. I go to none of these.

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Family Pregnancy & Baby

Daddy State: The Remarkable Effect of Powerpoint

This week Stockholmer, American and father of three Joel Sherwood dips his toe back into the corporate environment – bringing Baby with, of course. It’s the time of year to be returning to work after vacation. I’m not back full-time though. That would be crazy. I’ll work just one day a week this fall and […]

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Family Lifestyle

Daddy State: Baby On Board

I’m on edge in a car with kids. The risk that one or all of them will go ballistic, wail, and demand immediate release from the vehicle weighs on me the entire ride…

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Family Lifestyle

Daddy State: Hello Playground…and Promotion?

I’m on paternity leave. I wonder if this also means a job promotion is around the corner. Two mini-trends I think I’ve spotted here in Sweden for people on parental leave: finding a new job at a different company, or moving up the organizational ladder. One maybe makes more sense than the other.   New job […]

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Family Lifestyle

Daddy State: Fuzzy Math

“Why is your hair fuzzy?” my daughter asked me. Sweden, I thought. Another thing to blame on Sweden. As an American, prices here in Sweden seldom fail to surprise me. After 13 years here, I still convert price tags into dollars and I’m still hurt by what the computation works out to. The pain doesn’t […]

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Family Lifestyle

Daddy State: Obama and I

People ask me what’s like to take care of three kids for the day. I can say modestly but truthfully that it’s like being President Obama…

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Family Family Activities Lifestyle Sports and Fitness Videos

Daddy State: Field of Dreams

This week, YLC columnist Joel Sherwood went to check out a baseball game – in Stockholm. He brought his camera – and the kids…

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Family Lifestyle

Daddy State: The Battle of Flat Pack City

As an American father of three and resident in Sweden since 2001, there is little YLC’s Joel Sherwood doesn’t know about the danger zones of Stockholm living…

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