The worth of science and the darkness of superstition – a message from Carl Sagan

I found this video on YouTube, one of my absolute favourite pieces from Carl Sagan’s magnificent series Cosmos: a Personal Voyage (episode 8, ”Journeys through Space and Time”). An excellent message to be absorbed by all of humanity. ”What we do with our world, right now, will propagate down through the Läs mer

Is the accordion Italian?

I’m doing a work on the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna for Italian class, and reading through a text I read: ”Venture out into the countryside on a Saturday night and you’re bound to hear the strains of a polka or mazurka, played on a local invention: the accordion.”  Since when Läs mer

Quote of the Day #4

<Me> ”I ordered something without meat as well as fish, and I get fried mozarella with – as I realise after eating it for five minutes – included fish and ham. <Cook> ”Why does it matter? There’s almost no fish and almost no ham.” <Me> ”I eat NO fish and Läs mer

Back

Two days has passed since I got back to Linköping, Sweden after four weeks in Rimini, Italy. I can’t stand a two and a half months holiday from school (June – August), so I just had to get away and get some studying. Sure, four hours of school a day, Läs mer