Category: Music

Going north 0

Going north

Storsjöyran is over for this year. Yesterday we watched the grande finale with the president’s speach on Stortorget. The county of Jämtland has proclaimed itself a republic, so this tradition is especially dear to...

Storsjöyran 0

Storsjöyran

I am in Östersund now, my mother’s birthplace, on the third day of K’s and my vacation. We started Tuesday after work, picking up Irmgard’s (K’s mom) car in Rimbo – the Beetle would...

Schlagerparty in Hamburg 0

Schlagerparty in Hamburg

Schlagermove is a yearly event in Hamburg. Big lorries sponsored by different companies, sports clubs, institutions and the like are decorated with sunflowers, baloons, old schlager records and anything colourful and funfilled. So are...

Eurovision Short Skirt Competition 0

Eurovision Short Skirt Competition

Since I’m still ill I’ve spent the evening watching the Swedish finals for the Eurovision Song Contest. 10 songs and artists had been picked in local contests, and now they were to perform once...

Crony meeting and Rappaport evening 0

Crony meeting and Rappaport evening

Four from the Stockholm bunch met for a short crony meeting at Mosebacke tonight. Gitta joined in for the first time. We did a couple of quick workshops, which was good. I felt I...

Beautiful South 0

Beautiful South

Listening to Painting it Red, The Beautiful South’s new album. Puts me in a good mood…. it’s one of their better ones, I think. I love the lyrics. And their voices are great, too....