Monthly Archives: March 2016

Observing Sweden – Spring

  How to chat to Swedes when the sun comes out Excerpt from: The Local Published: 30 Mar 2016 07:29 GMT+02:00 The clocks have sprung forward. So here are the essential words and topics to whip out and impress your … Continue reading

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Life Is A Beach – 1 Puri, India – 1985

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Observing Growing Older – 1

Excerpt from: washingtonpost.com/inspired-life By Tara Bahrampour March 29 at 7:10 AM It’s no longer okay to be sexist or racist. She asks why it’s still okay to be ageist. Ashton Applewhite, anti ageism blogger and author, says it’s no longer … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – Via Russia and Reuters

This excerpt from RT News (Russia). Not sure how accurate this is, especially the last two lines, but have noticed nothing about it in Swedish news. I do know rock trowing at police is common in Stockholm. Cops gather in … Continue reading

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Amber & Ellie 2 – Bad news in Borlänge

Ellie competed in another dog show this week and came home without a ribbon. She’s been so depressed. “I’ve lost my groove,” she says. “If news of this gets back to Hollywood . . . .” “You can’t expect to … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – Sex Acts

Excerpt from: The Local Published: 11 Mar 2016 15:21 GMT+01:00 Swedish minister defends neighbors’ loud sex act. Fed up with loud neighbors having sex? Just grin and bear it, Sweden’s health minister told The Local after using Twitter to highlight … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – Stiff arms and the law.

Excerpt from: The Local Published: 08 Mar 2016 16:36 GMT+01:00 Swede slapped with fine for ‘Hitler salutes’ 28-year-old man convicted of inciting racial hatred by a court in Umeå – northern Sweden. The court heard that the man had been … Continue reading

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