Author Archives: David Jones

GSE Team from District 2350 Sweden arrives in Adelaide

The Team of Urs Gobel  (Team Leader) , Malin Berge, Fredrik Bråkenhielm, SofieKarlsson and Johan Haglund,  arrivedin Adelaide on flight from Sydney at 5:40pm of Tuesday 4th October. They were welcomed by members of The Rotary Club of Mitcham and … Continue reading

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Vocational Visit Lidingö

The island of Lidingö (pronounced Leedinga) is situated 15km north east of Stockholm where the archipelago of Stockholm, a unique maritime landscape of more than 30,000 islands, begins. Lidingö has a population of around 43,000. The most famous residents of … Continue reading

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David’s Vocational visit Wednesday 20th May

Thanks Bengt for arranging with Posten to have me visit. It was quite an effort.  We had 1 hour’s notice to find our way to the International Division of Posten located in their quite unique and spectacular 2004 building that looks more … Continue reading

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Tuesday May 17th

Tuesday 17th May First it was a visit to Sigtuna which is a bit like Hahndorf but dates as far back as the 10th century and is the oldest surviving town in Sweden. The first Swedish coin was minted here. … Continue reading

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Monday May 16th

  Monday 16th May from Stockholm Today we moved from two free days in a guest house in Stockholm called Stureparken to the care of the 11 Rotary Clubs in the Kungsängen, Upplands Bro and Jarfella communities. We were met … Continue reading

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Wednesday May 11th – David’s Enköping Vocational visit

David Visited the Sparbanken i Enköping and was met by Branch Manager Rotarian Peter Asplund. He introduced me to the CEO. Sparbanken started in 1835 (before SA was colonised) and has just celebrated its 175th year. It is a local … Continue reading

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May 4th Uppsala

We met at Quntiles at 9:00am although a couple started their day at another organisation starting with Q but were quick to realise they were at the wrong place and made it on the second attempt. Quintiles is an international … Continue reading

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