Monthly Archives: December 2017

The old bard’s advice how to handle the pain of life

Gunnar Ekelöf 1907 – 1968 Swedish poet and translator.  He is one of the most significant, loved and well-known poets in the Swedish literature. From the poetry collection Dedikation 1934 Note: The poem here translated by me and just for … Continue reading

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The telling about the world around – in Sweden (Berättelsen om världen – i Sverige)

Berättelsen om världen – i Sverige The article is written in Swedish.  I did my best to translate it. The Swedish version comes right after this translation. The links to my reading is to be found in the Swedish text. … Continue reading

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In China, God is spelled Xi Jinping

In China, God is spelled Xi Jinping. Look at the Chinese workers, they are nothing but brainwashed slaves, who lives for nothing in a present dystopia, making commercialized toys for adults in a blindfolded west, it all resulting in pollutions … Continue reading

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Winter gloom

        December darkness – I feel old and cold, tired and worn out. Who am I to be desired, I ask myself and you too and you really don’t want to hear that bad tune from me. … Continue reading

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Letter to my friend, third advent 2017

As a result of Donald Trump declaring Jerusalem as a capital of Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu visited Brussels to convince the EU to make the same declaration. Of course, he got a clear “NO”, but I wonder how he ever … Continue reading

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Better than a thoughtless lover

Better than a thoughtless lover is no lover at all. I’m not taking the blame this time for what you call my misunderstandings and my lack of trust. What to trust? You are killing my love for you!

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December morning

It’s a winter morning, December 13, 2017. The celebration of Lucia Day. Our Queen of Light and Hope come to visit the North one of the darkest days of the year. It is a kind of magic ritual. But we … Continue reading

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Lyrics to It’s all wrong, but it’s alright by Eddie Hinton

It’s hard to find the lyrics to his music on line, but here I’ve wrote the lyrics to ad great song by him and his coworker Marlin Greene.                   Eddie Hinton It’s … Continue reading

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Eddie Hinton, Cover me, lyrics

Eddie Hinton Cover me (written by Eddie Hinton and Marlin Greene) Cover me cover me spread your precious love me and love me oh, can’t you see the need in me oh cover me (cover me) Hide me, hide me … Continue reading

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Missing someone

But no common sense can deny the missing in me after you and all I can wish for now is that its bitter-sweetness stays with me all my days left, if you cannot. Ändå kan inget sunt förnuft förneka saknaden … Continue reading

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I have met so many beautiful people

The Swedish parliament politician Roland Utbult sings his speech on December 4, 2017 I have met so many beautiful people holding mercy in their arms they don’t point finger at the weak ones, but meets them with a stretched hand … Continue reading

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Saffron is the scent of Christmas in Sweden

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I washed my hair this morning

        I washed my hair this morning, thinking you may show up. Now it’s noon, the sun has reached my window and my hair has dried. Yet not even the steam from your breath on my window … Continue reading

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Sweden today

At the Sweden’s most northerly point, called Three-Country Cairn, the sun will never raise from today, the first of December. This will be for about 2 weeks. Then the same phenomenon will appears at Sweden’s northernmost city Kiruna. It is … Continue reading

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