Lotta Holmström Blog

On the path… still 0

On the path… still

“It’s lonely to feel like you’re not getting anywhere, when you feel like your priorities are different from those of the people around you. If my heart isn’t in it, it’s a lonely endeavor.”...

Dublin in sunshine 0

Dublin in sunshine

I’m sitting on my bed in the tiny room at the Charles Stewart guesthouse in Dublin. It’s a twin room, strangely organized with the beds head to head, a wall protruding in between them....

Unexpected Scotland stopover 0

Unexpected Scotland stopover

Henceforth I shall stay at hotels which have spas within the facilities, I proclaimed to mother earlier today, after having gone for a swim in the hotel pool. There’s also a hot bubble pool...

Things falling into place 0

Things falling into place

It’s been a hectic week, or weeks, but now almost everything’s ready for the move. We’re doing all the paperwork for the new apartment tomorrow, and we’ll have access to it from Tuesday. Also,...

Curling – a lot of slippery fun! 0

Curling – a lot of slippery fun!

Another day of packing stuff in boxes, preparing for the move. I’ve got some 30 boxes packed now. Today I got some help from mom, though she tended to do a lot of other...

Minor the Easter bunny 0

Minor the Easter bunny

How cute is that? Minor posing as an easter bunny by the daffodils in my window. Happy easter! I’ve spent most of the easter holidays packing stuff in boxes, throwing away stuff and swearing...

Literary scams 0

Literary scams

Ever since I signed up for the Creative Writing class three years ago, William, our teacher, has warned me and the other writers of literary scams on the internet. Yet, I’ve fallen for one....