Category: Shopping

Shopping summary 0

Shopping summary

Books (fewer than usual): Last orders at the Liar’s Bar. The Official Story of The Beautiful South.by Mike Pattenden The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown Brick Lane by Monica Ali Ryanair’s Dublin guide At...

Weird tomatoes and trays 0

Weird tomatoes and trays

The other day I bought a weird looking tomatoe at NK. It’s dark green and red bordering on purple. It was expensive, but I wanted to try it since they recommended it for sallads...

Trying to figure out lampmaking 0

Trying to figure out lampmaking

It’s hard to find good information on lampmaking, my new project. I’ve looked for Swedish sites, without luck, then English ones.. but there’s very little information on the web. Also the English instructions might...

Shopoholic 0

Shopoholic

Sometimes I wonder about my shopoholic tendencies. What is it that makes the spending of money and the acquiring of new garments, gadgets, books and whatnot so rewarding? Judging from comments from others I’m...

I found the handbags 0

I found the handbags

It turned out that the handbag guys had switched markets – from Portobello to Petticoat Lane. I didn’t find the ones that look like high-heeled shoes, but there were plenty of corset model for...

Autumn all around 0

Autumn all around

Food. So much food. I cooked way too much for the CWA crony meeting at my place Thursday. Now the freezer’s full of boxes with chicken veggie wok with coconut and chili. It turned...

Shopping in Japanese 0

Shopping in Japanese

I ordered some records from the Japanese version of Amazon a few weeks ago. Estimated time of delivery was sometime between June 26 and July 3. They arrived today! A nice birthday present. Less...

The Shopper 0

The Shopper

Okay. So I need to stop buying stuff. Or to learn how to throw away things. My apartment is getting so crowded that I have had serious plans of moving to something bigger. But...

Big book sale 0

Big book sale

It’s been many days since I last wrote, but I haven’t been as idle as it may seem. I’ve started to write a â€?surf diaryâ€? at Aftonbladet. In Swedish, of course. It’s a new...