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South African in Sweden

Living in Gothenburg?

janitalord
post 2.Aug.2010, 11:41 PM
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Joined: 21.Jan.2010

Hi there,

I am a 22 year old South African female now living in Gothenburg, looking to make some friends as I plan to live in Sweden perminently with my boyfriend who is also South African.

Fika anyone?
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Qwazy_wabbit
post 3.Aug.2010, 05:19 PM
Post #2
Location: Stockholm
Joined: 21.Dec.2009

Welcome...

I too am South African and have been here for about 13 months now. It's been an interesting experience getting to learn the sytems and the lingo here but you will get used to it quite quickly.
I am friends with another South African i met here on the local but we both live in Stockholm, so it was easier for us. We are both willing to help you guys settle-in here so we will try and help you guys where we can.

Cheers

Denny
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janitalord
post 3.Aug.2010, 10:23 PM
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Joined: 21.Jan.2010

Great to hear there are other South Africans in Sweden. I know there are quite a few, but in hiding tongue.gif and I know there are quite a bit more in Stockholm than what there are in Gothenburg.

All foreigners wanting to meet some new people and make some friends, feel free to contact me... then again, even swedish are more than welcome to contact me as well, it would do me good to practice my swedish. =)
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jirmi
post 8.May.2014, 02:07 AM
Post #4
Joined: 8.May.2014

Greetings,

I'm South African, planning on moving to Gothenburg from Shanghai with my German husband at the start of 2015.
Honestly, I'm excited about the prospect of someplace new, even though this will be the third time I expatriate, but I've read some horror stories about "cold' locals, conforming being the norm and the impossibility of foreigners finding jobs.

And then there's also the thing, that I need some Saffas in my surrounding. Could you guys give me some advice on how you're surviving over there and if there are other South Africans to ease the homesickness?

Thanks a bunch.
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blackmambaza
post 15.Aug.2014, 11:15 AM
Post #5
Location: United Kingdom
Joined: 5.Jul.2014

Hi,

My wife and I are both South African and are relocating to Stockholm, from London on Tuesday. We would also like meet up with other South Africans. We really don't like politics and negative conversations.

After all, moving to Sweden is a fresh start for us, so it will definitely be great to meet up with the South African community to say hi.
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Poca
post 27.Aug.2014, 01:05 PM
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Joined: 9.Jan.2006

I hope that you folks are the "right" kind of South Africans...
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Gamla Hälsingebock
post 27.Aug.2014, 03:50 PM
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Joined: 21.Dec.2006

"I hope that you folks are the "right" kind of South Africans... "

A bit "shallow" too!!!
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Poca
post 28.Aug.2014, 03:26 AM
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Joined: 9.Jan.2006

Who is following who???


QUOTE (Gamla Hälsingebock @ 27.Aug.2014, 03:50 PM) *
"I hope that you folks are the "right" kind of South Africans... ". A bit "shallow" too!!!

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Gamla Hälsingebock
post 28.Aug.2014, 04:08 AM
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Joined: 21.Dec.2006

Hey girl!!!

I know you are enamored of me...why fight it!!! laugh.gif
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Poca
post 28.Aug.2014, 04:32 AM
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Joined: 9.Jan.2006

Lol, Pepe le Pew is that you! !!!!?


QUOTE (Gamla Hälsingebock @ 28.Aug.2014, 05:08 AM) *
Hey girl!!!. I know you are enamored of me...why fight it!!! laugh.gif

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blackmambaza
post 30.Aug.2014, 01:27 PM
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Location: United Kingdom
Joined: 5.Jul.2014

QUOTE (Poca @ 27.Aug.2014, 01:05 PM) *
I hope that you folks are the "right" kind of South Africans...


We are certainly human if that's what you mean? smile.gif

Who cares anyway. I've never been the right kind of anything no matter where I've been.

Make the most of life while we can hey.
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