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 ...Read more 0
Long distance relationships in the Zoom-age. Do they have any chance of survival? Lundagårds international student life columnist, Catalina Ordoñez, writes about the difficulties – and surprising rewards – of keeping love alive during lockdown. Imagine you had ...Read more 0
”They took the welcome rug away from under me.” Lundagård’s new international columnist, Catalina Ordoñez Valenzuela from Colombia, writes about the ambiguity of the Swedish hospitality, and about arriving in the promised land, only to discover there’s no ...Read more 0
Sweden’s mandatory personal registry – which makes public the address, salary, and personal identity number of every Swedish citizen and resident – is a system that stands at odds with the EU’s stance toward personal information, which is ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för Who Will Watch the Watchers?
When I first arrived in my corridor room in Lund in September, I couldn’t find the bin. An English friend had warned me that the kitchen plugs weren’t ‘normal’. She was having to take the kettle to her ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för Exchange student: Confused and hiding rubbish
Uncertainty usually has a negative connotation. “I don’t know” is a wrong answer on an exam. You wouldn’t list “indecisiveness” as a skill on a CV, or describe yourself as “filled with doubts” on your Tinder profile. And ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för In Support of Uncertainty