Kategoriarkiv: cultures

The promised land of the Cinnamon Bun

Cinnamon buns are ”public domains”, anyone everywhere can copy them, to eat and enjoy. But everything written online, even on a blog, is copyrighted. You cannot copy my writing and not take all or part of my written material as … Läs mer

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Told in parentheses

  (In brackets!) An aged poet wrote: ”Undvik inte extasen, nu när torkan alltmer breder ut sig, över de inre fälten.” (Do not avoid the ecstasy, now when the drought is spreading, over the inner fields.) I barely know what … Läs mer

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Ramadan in the Nordic light is a tricky story

 In English below Ramadan i Sverige är en kinkig historia, vilken tur att den infaller under våren detta år, då kan man be 20.30 och äta fort som (…) för att sedan slumra halvannan timme, äta och be igen. Så … Läs mer

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Rain in May and potting soil

(In English below) Jag tänkte gå ut och köpa något (Microlax, toalettpapper och blomjord) Men det regnar idag (också), bra för grönskan och jag kan vänta med att gå ut nån dag till, det kan inte regna för evigt heller! … Läs mer

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Medelklassens hastiga uppvaknande (What is ”normal” and to whom?)

Read this post in English here below Jag läser om morgonen en krönika i en morgontidning om att vi aldrig ”efter detta” (pandemin!) kan gå tillbaka till det ”normala”. Det vill säga förgifta jorden. Äga förmågan att uppleva vad som … Läs mer

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The current historylessness (Dysterkvistar)

Here my bumpy thighs and unnoticed life which still is in progress, yet declining. All I have ever accomplished is aging, now I’m not 30 and depressed anymore, but read the literary reviews: such gloom and pretensions! It get me … Läs mer

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Visiting the local library

                I (Friday, February 7) It is a Friday noon and I’ll wash my hair and when it has dried, I intend to take the bus to city and walk from there to … Läs mer

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The road to hell

The Swedish Democrats (SD) is a nationalist and social conservative political party. It was formed 1988 by people with roots in Nazism and racism, once a small extremist party with no influence but after a couple of decades it changed … Läs mer

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At my age! (2) (prose)

”At my age anything unexpected that isn’t medical or mortal should be celebrated.”A quote attributed to Kathleen Brennan.               If any say ”at my age”, she’s for sure not 6 years old… or 20 … Läs mer

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(Mind matter) Märka ord

Märk nu mina ord, jag besökte er ett tag, men var verkligen aldrig där: ett vingslag mot din kind i natten, du rös till litegrann. Vi bor i Sverige men lever i världen. Våra tankar borde vara såsom svalor i … Läs mer

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Sunday morning coffee insnowed in Sweden

The weather reports promised large snowing at the East coast regions and it came and comes! I’m having my Sunday morning coffee insnowed in Sweden while the plow cars roar outside my windows and I read online a CNN article … Läs mer

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Our various landscapes

We have different landscapes in our souls, you and I; never see the same. Sand slipping through fingers is only something symbolic to me, I’ve never experienced such. And a desert is also something figurative to me, only a word … Läs mer

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Igloo wish, December knocking

  I do wish you the best: a better job, safe with good salary and a future, a home that’s warm, loving woman a couple of kids and a good health. But if you still will say you just want … Läs mer

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Grayest November in Sweden

  Hidden hate in my heart in Stockholm Sweden in greyest November with daylight less than 8 hours, keep the flame. That’s when an official explains to me how an expandable and adjustable shower curtain rod works. ”Buy on IKEA” … Läs mer

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Voices speaking to the melancholy Swedish soul

It’s the underlying lost melancholy white tune in Springsteen and Harris voices beyond any lyrics, music sets and genres. It sneaks out on you, forces itself on you, it’s you far from forged reality grilles. And it tells of the … Läs mer

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Dead Queen, City of Stockholm

  Do not breathe the air in my capital, Stockholm city, be- cause it is poisoned by the stifling stench of inbreeding! Close eyes and ears to the city’s leading priestesses, all blindly anchored in their middleclass crotches while they … Läs mer

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”On behalf of our nation…”

  Trump at Ceremonial Swearing In at Ovale room White House. October 8, 2018 Following quoted from realclearpolitics.com October 8, 2018 ”Members of Congress, members of the Cabinet, honored guests, and fellow Americans: It is my privilege to address you … Läs mer

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Chinese drama, Internet use and Swedish matters of the heart

According to Swedish newspapers reports in September were public institutions in Sweden such as Sweden’s television and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs exposed to massive attacks by Chinese internet trolls. The affected have confirmed that ”an increased activity has been … Läs mer

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Hot potatoes

I feel the smell of boiled potatoes from the kitchen newly put off the stove, still hot and now cooling off. Newly boiled and still warm potatoes is “forbidden fruit” for a diabetic like me. This because a hot boiled … Läs mer

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Porn is not an issue, it’s just a ”no”!

You have met a nice guy, finally. And he’s such an angel to you, nice and charming and respectful. Right? I did too. He’s a believer he told me early on, and preach and pray every day and he teach … Läs mer

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Before is no more (Förr finns inte längre)

Translation to English after the Swedish text När det igår tisdag rapporterades i media att Lill Babs dött på förmiddagen samma dag, insåg jag för första gången på allvar att Wasa Knäckebröd inte är svenskt längre. Samt att mina dagar … Läs mer

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Victims or martyrs or heroes?

Some thoughts from an outside person! Inspired by the latest school shooting in USA (Florida school shooting February 14, 2018) a Swedish newspaper has conducted a peer review among their (Swedish) readers with the question ”Do you think it is … Läs mer

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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. … Läs mer

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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 … Läs mer

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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 … Läs mer

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So much love…

After weeks of silence and not a beep from or about Putin, I was wondering if he has been  so busy with his last puppy he haven’t got the time to do or say any to be caught up in … Läs mer

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Walking along the wall

Walking along the wall trying to see the light don’t want to dig a devil’s ditch but living is hard, once a dreamer now aged and scarred yet every heart is a bird longing for to use its wings and … Läs mer

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The Crucial question

      And now it comes to this call true love not conquers it all. So then – will I go or will I stay when you ask me to look the other way? Love not covers for anything … Läs mer

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