My new book ”Home” available on Amazon

Amazon has now started selling my new book Home through their various websites (France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, UK, USA). Unfortunately it is to expensive to buy it to Sweden due to the shipping costs, but for whoever lives outside of Sweden this is the best and cheapest way to get it at the moment. Home will start selling in Sweden some time […]

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 centuries and powerfully affect the […]

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 is the accordion Italian, and […]

Dream #15: Renalta's bag

I dreamt I finally told Renalta (a classmate when I studied in Rimini this summer) how ugly her bag was. She started crying and ran out of the classroom, but I felt strangely relieved. God, it’s ugly. I dreamt I finally told Renalta (a classmate when I studied in Rimini this summer) how ugly her […]

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 NO ham. I’m a vegetarian, […]