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EP 21, Natasha Webster – Intersectional immigration.

An oldie, but a goodie – revamped, re-edited by Cécile and sounding awesome. This interview was originally recorded in 2018 but is still so so pertinent today. We thought it would be good to bring it back and shine a big bright light on what the purpose of this podcast is… sharing intersectional stories of immigrants. You guys are the super heroes.

Episode 20 – Sam Govender – finding friends abroad and GGI

“It’s pretty scary putting yourself out there…”.

Sam Govender has years of experience setting up events and mixers for international women to make friends, but even she feels the pressure sometimes. Anyone who has attended a meet-up, networking event or social group event has probably felt a tinge of anxiety about walking into a room full of strangers with the weight of expectation on them and about meeting people.

In this episode Sam offers her top tips on how to make friends and influence people abroad.

Swede-ish Podcast, Episode 19 – The Swede-ish Road Trip

From Jokkmokk to Jönköping. In this week’s episode of the podcast, Kat & Jill take a virtual road trip through Sweden stopping off at some of their most memorable road side moments and close encounters across Sweden.

Episode 18 – Swedish Urban Myths

***TW: Suicide/Senicide content**

Blood, gore, apartment grown potatoes, secret tunnelbana lines and why do the far right think Sweden is the rape capital of the world, and much much more.

Swede-ish Podcast, Episode 16 – The Great Swedish Semla

Grab your podcast buns… it’s time to FIKA!! We’re dedicating this week’s podcast episode to uncovering every single Semla fact we could find in celebration of FETTISDAGEN!!

**Bonus Ep** Episode 15 – Code Switching [only Spotify]

“Language is a tool, not a measure of intelligence”

“Language is a tool, not a measure of intelligence…” What started as an enquiry into language development turned into a proper schooling on the social and cultural alternating of language and intonations used by so many communities.

With special guest Opal Coote, teacher, psychology graduate and polyglot.

Swede-ish Podcast, Series 3, Episode 15 – Code Switching

“Language is a tool, not a measure of intelligence…” What started as an enquiry into language development turned into a proper schooling on the social and cultural alternating of language and intonations used by so many communities.

Is it about time we start code interpreting instead of expecting people to code switch?

Swede-ish Podcast, Series 3, Episode 14 – Sweden’s Pandemic

“Seriously re think going away for Sportlov, just don’t do it this year.” Dr Maja’s message from frontline workers in the COVID 19 pandemic in Sweden.

In the first episode of 2021 we wanted to hear straight from the front lines of the COVID 19 pandemic in Sweden. What was the situation really like in hospitals and care facilities across Sweden.

Swede-ish Podcast, Series 3, Christmas Episode 2020 – a conversation with Her Excellency, Judith Gough, British Ambassador to Sweden

An intimate, open and fun conversation with the British Ambassador to Sweden, Judith Gough. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impending departure from the EU, the British Ambassador’s first year in Sweden has been no less quiet. But – annorlunda.

Huge thanks to the team at the British Embassy for making this conversation happen. Merry Christmas to all of our wonderful listeners in Sweden and the rest of the world.

Swede-ish Podcast, Series 3, Episode 12 – the Bechdel test

Women in conversation… did we pass it? Umm… dubious. In between the ‘hot or not’, the peaks and pitfalls of parenting multilingual kids, Kat’s interior decorating and encounters of the famous kind – we recon we passed 50%-ish. YIKES.

Swede-ish Podcast, Series 3, Episode 11 – Letting go of 2020.

Inspired by the author and Instagram maven Alex Elle, Kat and Jill are letting go of 2020. In our penultimate episode, we’re discussing the choices we’re making that will help us shed the challenges and embrace the change brought about by 2020.