Stefan Leijon

The titanium screw is in. 0

I just became part metal

Today I had a titanium screw put in my bottom jawbone. I’ve been holding this off for as long as possible since I was dreading this day. I had a cavity in a tooth...

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Time for surströmming

Yesterday it was time for this year’s gathering of herring fanatics. This all started over ten years ago when my cousin and his former neighbor realized that they both like surströmming (fermented Baltic herring...

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A quick update

We’ve stayed at an apartment in central Yerevan for the last 10 days that we found through AirBnb. It’s in the building in the picture above. Now we’re back in Noragavit until we fly...

Dance at the opera. 0

Noragavit and the Opera

Today turned out to be a pretty calm day. I walked to the park, north of the apartment, to try to find fresher bread than they have at the local shop and some milk...

The box office by the opera. 0

Opera mistakes

Woke up late again (11:30) and I went out to pick up some smetana, bread (matnacash), tomato and cucumber. I was unsure what tomato was called in Armenian, so I pointed at the tomato...

The water fountain outside the National gallery at Republic Square. 0

Shopping, Yerevan style

We woke up kind of late (11.30 am) since we had a late night last night. We made breakfast using what we had left. We’ll buy fresh bread again tomorrow morning. We took a...