Yesterday, June 6, was Sweden’s National Day. It is celebrated in honor of King Gustav Vasa who was elected in 1523 since he is considered as that day marked the beginning of modern Sweden.
In India, our national days, such as Republic Day and Independence Day, are marked with elaborate parades and festivities. I was very curious to see how the Swedes celebrate their national day. Continue reading Sveriges Nationaldag at Operan i Hagaparken →
This was a much awaited trip that we saved for Vj’s parent’s visit! The fact that they are visiting combined with the thought of going on a cruise to Helsinki kept us in a state of excitement from the time we booked our tickets! Continue reading K&K on Vikingline M/S Gabriella in Småfolk →
It all began when I was pregnant with KT. I must have been 20 weeks pregnant. That’s the stage when almost everyone across the world gets to know the gender of their baby – they begin planning, shopping and deciding on the baby’s name with a lot of excitement. However, that’s not the case in India. For a while it kind of annoyed and angered me, why modern India has not changed the law regarding gender disclosure. But eventually, as I witnessed some incidents and people, I was glad that that law still remains! Modern India isn’t modern after all! Continue reading STOP the Discrimination & CELEBRATE the Girl Child →