Category: This and that

Last day of the Stockholm film festival 0

Last day of the Stockholm film festival

I’ve been to three very different Indian movies today. It’s the final day of the Stockholm Film Festival and they had neatly arranged it so that all the Indian movies were screened the same...

At the tip of the Needle 0

At the tip of the Needle

Overcoming fear is a powerful mood enhancer. Somehow I just knew I would go up, and up I went. The Space Needle is Seattle’s landmark, a 605 feet tall tower constructed for the 1962...

Sunny Seattle(!) 0

Sunny Seattle(!)

Seattle is treating me to very un-Seattle-like weather. Sunshine and 25 degrees Celsius. It’s been sunny all the time on this trip so far. I like this city. It has a small town feel...

Hot and humid 0

Hot and humid

Jetlagged, sweaty and hungry in a small yellow room with four beds, four people and a mouse I begin my discovery of the great city There’s piss on the floor in the restroom was...

September 11 should be cut from the almanac 0

September 11 should be cut from the almanac

I should probably write something here today. At times of desperation we need to express our self, in order to be able to understand it later. But I am so tired.. mentally and physically....

Plattan Poetry 0

Plattan Poetry

Today was the yearly “Världens längsta bokbord” – the longest table with books in the world – on Drottninggatan. The idea is that a lot of stores that sell used books get a few...

Expedia.com sucks big time 0

Expedia.com sucks big time

Okay, now I’m really pissed off. How the hell are non-US citizens supposed to be able to book national flights within the US if you can’t use credit cards issued outside of the US...

Oj! 0

Oj!

Okay, I’m convinced. The referendum on whether Sweden should start using the euro as currency is coming up shortly (September 14). Both the yes and the no side has used ugly tactics – trying...

The flash mob no one noticed and the week long sufferings after a conference trip 0

The flash mob no one noticed and the week long sufferings after a conference trip

It’s been a rough week. I caught a cold late last week, but tried to cure it during the weekend. Monday-Tuesday I had a conference trip with the people at work. It turned out...

Driving where the jet set lives 0

Driving where the jet set lives

Today I’ve been driving in real traffic for the first time. A pretty scary experience. There’s so much to take into account, so much to look out for. We went to Djursholm where K...

On Seroxat 0

On Seroxat

Aim in my personal development: Become more ruthless. Not less caring, only less careful, more carefree. No more tiptoeing for other people. I saw a program about Seroxat the other day, known in the...