Talks

My name is Lena Dyche and I’m Swedish.

Lena
 Dyche

I’m married and now living in Monmouth, Wales.

I have been working as a tour guide in Europe for about 20 years and been teaching and guiding in a Swedish mansion.

My interests are history, languages (I speak 6 languages) and lifestyles in different countries.

I'm giving illustrated talks in following subjects:
 
TALK 1  SWEDEN:
 
  
 
 

Do you know of any famous Swedes?

Are there more companies than Volvo? IKEA?

What happened to Sweden in the Second World War?

What Is Sweden’s involvement in the EU?

What is less expensive in Sweden than UK?

Have you heard of Wallander?
 

 
TALK 2   SCANDINAVIA
 
 

Are the languages different in the Scandinavian countries? Do they understand each other?

Which surnames are most common and how do they connect with UK names?

How were the Vikings connected to UK?

What is Scandinavian design?

What is the food like?


Talk 3    ABOVE THE ARCTIC CIRCLE

 
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Where does Father Christmas live?

How is life in Spitzberg?

What are the Northern Lights?

What do you know about the North Pole expeditions?

What do people live from above the Arctic Circle?


 
TALK 4  ROUND THE BALTIC SEA
 
 
 
   

 

                                                                                          
 

Which are the countries round the Baltic Sea and what are their capital cities like?

What is the historical connection between Finland and Russia? Between Sweden and Estonia?

Is there an archipelago?

Is the nature the same in the different countries?


 

The talks take about 45 minutes or to your specification.

Price for a talk: £ 30 + travel expenses.
 
Welcome to contact me:
E mail:  lenadyche@gmail.com 
Mob tel  07909 846254