Image: Johan Gunséus
Short facts about Judith
Lives: in Uppsala and Umeå. Comes from Germany, lived in France for six years before I came to Sweden in 2010
Family: Husband, one daughter and one bonus daughter, an ex-cat who lives with my ex-husband.
Interests: plants in every way at home, in the garden, in the woods, under the microscope, yoga, sewing clothes, playing the flute, learning to speak other languages
Me in three words: Enthusiastic. Creative. Analytical
Favorite comedy: Best in Test and Bing Bang Theory
Favorite comedian and role model: I have laughed at Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) since I was a child, Anke Engelke is one of my German favourite comedians.
My favourite joke: "Time flies like an arrow, fruit (-) flies like a banana."
Makes me laugh: Jokes! My children's philosophical thoughts and fun everyday situations.
Talent I have (no one knew): I have a podcast "Flora and Friends - your botanical cup of tea" and I do textile design based on microscopic images of plants
Does in five years: Opens a museum about plants
Spends a free Sunday: Stands up before everyone else here at home for a session on the yoga mat in peace and quiet, eats large breakfast, digs in the garden or sews clothes or goes on an outing with the family, bakes something good for coffee with the kids, skypes with parents in Germany, plays the flute and read a book, plans for the coming week
Three top places in Umeå: Arboretum Norr. Cycle along the river from Arboretum to town with an ice cream break on Strandvägen. Kont and Norrmjöle
I stood on stage for the first time: In primary school when I was seven years old as a clown on the show "Circus Salami" that the class performed for the parents
Dreamed of being when I was little: A witch who saves the world! ... the first way there was then to study biochemistry