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Swedish culinary curiosities

Pickled herring, bananas on pizza and parties with "snaps" and weird singing. Lundagård's culture columnist writes about his experiences with the curiosity that is Swedish food.
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Picnic with the Thousands

Valborg allowed me to zoom out from the world for one day and just experience the moment, writes Lundagård's Verena Mühlberger as she gives an international's view on the celebratory day.
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An ode to documentaries

In this month’s column, Ondrej Gomola explores the unparalleled joys of watching documentaries. Indeed, few things compare, he argues, to the mellow, compassionate and deeply affectionate narration of David Attenborough. Why bother watching other visual media when nature documentaries tick all the right boxes?
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When war hits closer to home

Even minor things such as which songs are played at night clubs have been affected by the war in Ukraine. Lundagård's culture columnist Ondrej Gomola reflects on how close to home the conflict hits, even here in Lund.
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Music: a front-row seat in Swedish class

Why are swedes so obsessed with schlager? And why does every party end with Stad i ljus? Lundagård’s culture columnist Ondrej Gomola reflects over Swedish music and what it says about the country’s residents. I like living in Sweden. ...
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There’s more to southern Sweden than I thought

Stuck in a small town in Småland, culture columnist Ondrej Gomola finds some much needed rest in the untainted wilderness of Sweden.  Summer is long gone now, just a vague hazy memory of stressless freedom and joy. At ...
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When life gives you wheat – make scones

Summer is around the corner. With the warm weather, comes the inevitable question: ”What’s next?”. But don’t worry if you don’t have an answer, it’s totally okay to not have everything figured out, says Ondrej Gomola.  Now’s the ...
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European countries’ curious customs

From commotion about pastry terminology to various ways of greeting, European countries all have their curious quirks. But that’s a feature, not a bug, says Ondrej Gomola. Anyone who’s been in a different country will tell you about ...
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Face masks smother social pressure

Face masks have become a part of life during the pandemic. They help protect us and others, and for some people, they provide much-needed mental ease. We have been living under Covid-19’s looming shadow for almost one year. ...
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Isn’t it ironic?

Digging deeper in our decision-making, it is clear we make unreasonable decisions. Are you aware of the ironies that surround you? asks Lundagårds student life columnist, Catalina Ordoñez. Lately, I have perceived more than ever that we live ...
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