The Richmond Observer – Belief: Notes from Scandinavia

I’m again from Sweden. It was a terrific excursion. I learned rather a little bit and seem forward to likely back again to discover much more. 

The initially lesson I uncovered is that magnesium gel caps explode below pressure. They include everything in a white pasty substance that is hard to get out of materials. Also, an overdose of magnesium results in canines to have horrific diarrhea. Do not put magnesium gel caps in your checked luggage, but if you do, don’t let pet dogs into your home. 

That state and lifestyle is genuinely old. The island on which my daughter’s household lives has a Viking grave circa 800 CE. In other text, the culture has progressed more than millennia, which would make the United States seem actually young. 

The place, or at minimum the archipelago, was more racially and ethnically assorted than I envisioned. Although however dominated by truthful-skinned people today of Nordic descent, I observed a honest number of Africans and dim-skinned, dark-haired men and women who seemed to mix in quite very well. I suspect as the non-indigenous populace will increase, they will have some struggles with assimilation in the potential. 


Swedes are quite negative socialists. Small businesses abound, as do multinational businesses. Judging from the houses on some of the islands in the archipelago, there are a ton of truly rich folks in that state. On the other hand, there are also incredibly handful of lousy kinds. It’s a remarkably middle-course region, many thanks to its