Danny Robins

Comedy writer and broadcaster. Creator of BBC Radio 4's The Cold Swedish Winter and co-creator of Rudy's Rare Records

Danny Robins is a presenter, writer, comedian, and journalist. Creator of The Cold Swedish Winter and co-creator of Rudy's Rare Records

'Lagom': Why Swedes Are Happier Than Us

There has for some years now been a great deal of interest in Sweden here in the UK. I think this stems largely from the fact that Swedes seem like a happier, more successful version of us... What is their secret? It could be summed up in one word: 'lagom'. Lagom is a uniquely Swedish word with no direct translation into English. It means 'not too much, not to little'.
19/08/2014 17:10 BST