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Day 29 – Farewell but not Hej då

Old father time has caught me up with me readers. Due to circumstances beyond my control I’ve been forced to abandon my Swedish studies for the time being…and flee the country. My ultimate goal was to write an article in svenska when I completed the course in the summer but for now my accomplishment is scribbling an email with poor grammar to my teacher. I’ve enclosed it below for your amusement and yes I know it sounds like I’m on the run like the Von Trapp family in The Sound of Music. I will post a proper update in the next few days to bring you all up to speed with what’s happened as trust me there is a lot to tell.

Hej Britt Marie

Det är slut! Jag måste flytta till Irland tidigt i morgon bitti. Jag vet inte när jag kommer tillbaka till Sverige just nu. Min flickvän söker job i Irland, Storbritannien, överallt! Ingen job för journalists i Sverige därför måste vi flytta.

Jag kommer att sakna SFI och minna nya klasskamrater. Tack för allt, du är en jätte bra lärare.

Ha det bra


P.S. Jag ska plugga svenska på Irland. Jag lovar :)

P.P.S. Jag ska titta svenska hollywood fruar på internet varje vecka!

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5 responses to “Day 29 – Farewell but not Hej då”

  1. Dean says:

    Sorry to hear it’s over for now. Hope that you return one day your blog was interesting to read.

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  2. din lärare says:

    Glöm inte svenskan och kom snart tillbaka!! :)

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  3. Erik /Nor CALIF says:

    Will miss your writing…pull a pint of Guiness…Skoal

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  4. Juni says:

    aww….sorry to hear that, hope you return one day. You can continue your blog though because you are planning to continue learning Swedish.

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  5. Phil says:

    Did u get dumped?? I did… :( she was a beauty from Stockholm

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