Written by Amalia Svensson on September 4, 1967. Amalia is a 67 year old woman living in Stockholm.
  1. Dear friends who don't speak Swedish, the H I will be referring to stands for höger, the Swedish word for right.
  2. So yesterday was H Day, we finally changed to right-hand traffic.
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    There's been so much fuss about it lately, I'm glad it's over.
  3. A man came to our house to tell us about it a while ago.
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    They thought we were to old to watch tv or listen to the radio - how insulting!
  4. I actually love watching tv.
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    So you can imagine how annoyed I was when there was nothing but information about the switch for 12 hours straight...
  5. It was hard to miss what was going on.
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    In Norrköping, where my sister lives, they had even planted flowers in the shape of an H.
  6. 360 000 road signs have been changed.
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    Can you imagine how much money has gone into this little trifling matter?
  7. Well, anyway... All traffic was to stop completely at 04:50.
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    Cars were instructed to move slowly to the right, and not start driving until 05:00. Quite exciting! Here in Stockholm all traffic was banned until three in the afternoon.
  8. Me and some friends went down the street to watch.
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    Magda next door thought there would be a bloodbath!
  9. It was actually quite fun watching people try to figure it out.
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  10. It seemed like no one knew what they were doing.
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    Quite amusing!
  11. But today everything is back to normal.
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    Glad to be done with the bother!
  12. My daughter and grandchildren are coming by soon. Hope they remember to keep to the right!
    And I hope they're hungry! I've made their favorite. Cheese sandwiches and cinnamon rolls.
  13. Thank you very much @jakebrandman for giving me access to this future thingy!