Author: lotta

Italian adventures: Portovenere, Lerici, Vernazza, San Bernardino 0

Italian adventures: Portovenere, Lerici, Vernazza, San Bernardino

The third day in Italy started by us missing the train, which turned out to be a good move. We had somehow mixed up the platforms and were waiting at the wrong one. So...

It was Friday 13th for sure 0

It was Friday 13th for sure

Friday wasn’t a good day. It being Friday 13th, we had a break-in in our car. It wasn’t the first time, but this time they had really been at it, destroying so much that...

Brand new issue of Frostwriting! 0

Brand new issue of Frostwriting!

The new issue of Frostwriting is out. Frostwriting.com is one of the few places where you can read original texts (prose, poetry etc) by Swedes (or people connected to Sweden) written in English. It’s...

OhMyNews goes 2.0 1

OhMyNews goes 2.0

Next month the ground-breaking South Korean citizen media site OhMyNews will relaunch as “OhMyNews 2.0”. The new site’s aspiration is to attract 100 000 volunteering contributors (today: 43 000) within the next three years,...

Italian adventures: Riomaggiore and Manarola 0

Italian adventures: Riomaggiore and Manarola

Day 2 in Cinque Terre was spent exploring the two southmost villages, Riomaggiore and Manarola. It was a much grayer day than the day before, and as we reached Riomaggiore it started to rain....

Italian adventures: Stockholm -> Milan -> Corniglia 0

Italian adventures: Stockholm -> Milan -> Corniglia

Here’s a first post on my Italy trip. Day 1 was a day of travel. I headed out from Arlanda in the morning after having had a pretty good breakfast at the airport café...

Using twitter on the road, and Bloggvärldsbloggen 0

Using twitter on the road, and Bloggvärldsbloggen

I’ve been off on vacation in Italy and the UK (hence no activity on this blog), and twitter has proved to be a good tool for keeping myself updated on what my friends and...

Congdon laughingly breaks the rules of journalism – gets fatherly piece of advice 0

Congdon laughingly breaks the rules of journalism – gets fatherly piece of advice

Interesting piece by Daniel Terdiman on Cnet about Amanda Congdon‘s refusal to live by journalistic rules/standards, even after starting working for ABC News. there’s a bit of a kerfuffle going on right now in...

Smaller closed communities more engaging 2

Smaller closed communities more engaging

Participants are more active in smaller niche communities than in larger communities with a broader interest. This is shown in the recent resarch results from Communispace, a company that specializes in – surprise, surprise...