Claude is 38 years old and lives in an apartment in the southern part of Stockholm. His best friend is the Cat and his girlfriend Pia, whom he met in the park 13 years ago. Together they have a daughter, Lisa, who is 8 years old. Claude was adopted from India when he was 7 years old and works in the kitchen at the Catholic seminary where he got a wage for his work. In his spare time he likes to sit on his bench in the park or painting icons.