In photos: 72 hours in Paris

On Thursday it happened: I melded into my kitchen table, cross-eye’d and atrophying from my lack of activity. I could no longer see the forest for the tree (ferns). Luckily the next day it was off to Paris for a weekend getaway with the girls from work! Most of the girls had never been to Paris before, though…

Photo Essay: Mushroom Foraging in Sweden

Autumn is without a doubt my favourite season in Sweden. Right now many Swedes are lamenting the end of summer holidays, missing the strawberries and midnight sun. Not I. I am basking in the fall colours, spotting rustling hedgehogs in the leaves and cooking up aromatic apples by the potful, stocking the freezer with homemade applesauce….