Category Archives: “culture”

Saffron is the scent of Christmas in Sweden

Advertisements

Posted in "culture", Swedish conditions | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

So if I don’t have a “real life”, what do I have? Am I dead?

Forgive me friend, but… 😩 … I’ve just read an entry here on wordpress making me pissed off, frankly. I got the same anger exactly one year ago. Because the blogger had the same entry published back then… He say … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", create life, inspiring music, inspiring picture, inspiring songs, living in the world, loneliness, loss, morality, online friends, poems by vonnely, relationships, repression and borders, web papers, with or without you, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gothenburg November 17, 2017 The meeting that never occurred

Gothenburg November 17, 2017 The meeting that never occurred – if you are looking for news about the summit in the world wide press, such as CNN, ABC, BBC and all the other big ones. Swedish media, on the other hand, … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", create life, friendship, living in the world, morality, obstacles, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, repression and borders, walls, web papers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

November Sun over EU meeting in Gothenburg and over Samiland

                The big event today according to Swedish media is the informal meeting of EU top leaders in the city of Gothenburg (in Sweden). The city is called “besieged city” in local media, … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", borders, create life, poems by vonnely, politics, repression and borders, roots, Sweden view, Swedish conditions, walls | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We travel on the same bus in different worlds

I had such dreams latest night! Just before I woke up I dreamt I was on a bus full with other people and I was in company with a person whom I’m not comfortable to deal with. I know her … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", armed loneliness, body image, create life, dreamers, living in the world, loss, maturity, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, prose poem, Short prose, walk of life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Online friends, good and bad ones

I have been a member on a pen pal site to and fro since 2011. I have met a few friends for life there, as Anne from England – a very nice lady now 76 years old. We been friends … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", armed loneliness, dreamers, fragile, friendship, living in the world, loneliness, loss, morality, online friends, past, poems by vonnely, relationships, repression and borders, sexuality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bugs (essentials)

The overwhelming amount of testimony (#metoo) that has become to a landslide that so many women and girls throughout the world have suffered all kind of insults from scornful sexist comments (called jokes!), to grabbing and other kind of daily … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", Africa, create life, immigrants, living in the world, nature, obstacles, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, relationships, repression and borders, Sweden view, threatened, web papers, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why is it so easy to love and so hard to be loved?

            Why is it so difficult for a talented woman (like me) to be loved and respected despite her greatness? Women are expected subordinate the other’s stubborn ignorance and limitations, right? Having a penis is … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", borders, create life, dreamers, living in the world, loneliness, love story, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Saturday, Madrid will sing for us?

A respite is set to Saturday for Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont by the government in Madrid. But it’s just a helpless game for the galleries. What is going on behind the curtains we don’t have access to, just hoping there … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", create life, living in the world, obstacles, poems by vonnely, politics, web papers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Human Right to Pee and Poop in Peace

        There lives 7,5 billions people on earth. 2,5 billions have to go outdoors too pee and poop, 4,5 billions have no access to a toilet in the own household. They have no water to wash their … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", Africa, borders, create life, living in the world, obstacles, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, repression and borders, sexuality, walls | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To talk too much – or not talk at all?

                  We have in our world today a big mouthed leader who is an idiot
 After having him as a pain in ass for the last year or more – his last … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", create life, dreamers, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, roots, walls, web papers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To live the love was not easy

I could consider to marry you (if you still want it, of course) if you never more slaughter animals never more say “I hate Jews” never more say “homosexuality is disgusting” never more abuse me with silences for weeks never … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", Attraction, borders, create life, dreamers, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships, with or without you | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Catalonia, October 1, 2017 (2)

I can’t take a stand on this referendum matter, I know too little about the Spanish reality. But riot police, really! It’s just too much! The Spanish government has shot themselves in the foot!       Gallo Rojo, Gallo … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", borders, create life, living in the world, poems by vonnely, politics, repression and borders, roots | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Log September 2017 The world is politics

I read on a Swedish website today that Spain takes over the Catalan police force in order to prevent the referendum the first of October. I’m not briefed about the relation between Catalonia and Spain to have an opinion about … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", borders, create life, dreamers, immigrants, living in the world, morality, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, rebellious lovers, repression and borders, satire, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Climbs the mountains (aging, part 1)

  Log for Tuesday September 12. I have a time  been thinking about write some blog posts about age and aging  – and maybe also about age discrimination. The latter, age discrimination, and myself now being an elderly person is … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", aging, old age, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, repression and borders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I dream of walks in sunsets on a pristine beach

  A young man close to me imagine us come together sitting on a beach talking. In the sunset or sunrise I assume. But I cannot imagine it as a reality to become. Because we live far and we both … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", aging, Attraction, become old, create life, dreamers, inspiring movies, lost, love story, morality, nature, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, relationships, repression and borders, secret love, walk of life, web papers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Turkish “ambassadors” in Sweden, Cigdem Akyol

In English below, just scroll down 🙂 Turkiska ”ambassadörer” i Sverige Jag har haft höga tankar om svensk journalism. Jag förlitat mig pĂ„ korrektheten i svensk tv:s nyhetsrapporteringar Min upplevelse förĂ€ndrades under terroristattacken i Stockholm tidigare i Ă„r. Svensk polis … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", borders, create life, living in the world, morality, poems by vonnely, politics, repression and borders, Sweden view, Swedish conditions, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why are knife blades cold and kisses warm?

    My dear beloved, if you prefer today to go with your father to the backyard to cut the throat of a sheep than to be my lover, then you are not much of a lover to have. Leastwise, … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", love poem, love story, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Floods of blood – about the coming sheep killing

  “What do you think we can do if we buy sheep”, my friend said with the typical logic of his own. One way or another he always succeed to make me the responsible one and him the victim of … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", create life, friendship, living in the world, morality, poems by vonnely, politics, rebellious lovers, repression and borders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The wisdom of the elephant

  It’s Friday (again) and it’s the end of August. I woke up today to the first Autumn day -greyish, chilly and very rainy … Today it’s the first day of the Ganesh Festival 2017. It will be celebrated from … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", Autumn poem | Leave a comment

A woman must always wear shoes she can run in

As I was reading web papers today I came to listen to a slam poet reading. I’m not that fond of slam poetry. As of course – I could certainly not do it myself, as I’m not that skilled! Yet, … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", Africa, body image, create life, dancing feet, inspiring literature, morality, poems by vonnely, politics, reading, repression and borders, Short prose, walk of life, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Modern Times (life and love in texting)

  Hello! I’m good! I’m in a bus. I’m traveling now to a new place. Tomorrow I will be home. Our journey will end today. This is my last place to visit. I love you so much I love your … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", create life, love story, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Once I looked for Mr. Goodman

Once I looked for Mr. Goodman. He was a good Christian man, but he never made it and I went on alone. And then the American people elected Donald Trump as Mr. Goodman, well “fuck you”: Mayor of London, Pakistani … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", borders, living in the world, morality, poems by vonnely, politcs, Sweden view | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love you as you are

I’ve gained 6 kilos and you’ve lost 2 kilo. I’m too fat and you are too skinny. I’m too old and you’re too young. I intends to improve your thinking, I said. It’s nothing wrong with that if you in … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", Attraction, body image, create life, love poem, morality, poem in Swedish and English, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers, relationships, sexuality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sentimentality

Youth is an awful and painful time in life – an enlightened eternal now without memories and shadows. Only sentimentality can provide relief, shadings and distance and create sweetness to life and to what was back then – make the … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", past, Poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Black and white and bleeding red

 (Short story about black and white, and bleeding red)     It’s snowing heavily, whitening my whole world, while I slowly walk my old and stiff joints to the bus stop. I shuffles clumsily through the slush, while I try … Continue reading

Posted in "culture", Africa, aging, borders, create life, fictional story, poem by vonnely, vÀnskap | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment