Monthly Archives: December 2016

Postcard From Ellie – December 2016

  Sticking my Nose In   Postcard from Ellie Wishing you all—even kats, a happy and successful New Year. I know it’s my turn to write a chapter of ‘The Bitch From Borlänge’, but I’ve been busy at the fur-dressers, … Continue reading

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Changes in Sweden – Coming in 2017

Taken from: thelocal.se     29 December 2016 Photo: Per Wahlberg/TT Internationals will be more likely to be out of work In a less positive development if you’re an immigrant like many people at The Local, the coming year is set to … Continue reading

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Postcard From Smoothy

I’ve been taking a rest after a very busy Christmas. There were trees to climb and boxes that needed to be explored – one never knows what might be in them. I plan to begin writing again after a few … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jesus

I can’t help posting this again. If you’ve listened to it once, listen one more time and think about it. Interesting . . . I think. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GllR1WyDzJc Hope it’s been a good Christmas for you, and have a good year … Continue reading

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Postcards From Another Point of View – The House Man speaks

About Smoothy It’s time I told you about Smoothy. He’s part Ragdoll, Main Coon, and another breed I have forgotten. A genetic blend concocted by a madman breeder who lives 100 miles from here. He is a friend of the … Continue reading

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Observing Christmas – 3 points of View

     Christ climbed down             Lawrence Ferlinghetti Christ climbed down from His bare Tree this year and ran away to where there were no rootless Christmas trees hung with candy canes and breakable stars Christ climbed down from His … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – 13 Dec 2016

Swedish regions told to be more prepared for war Swedish soldiers training on the Stockholm archipelago. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT news@thelocal.se 13 December 2016 Sweden’s municipalities have been told to improve their preparedness for war by the country’s Civil Contingencies Agency … Continue reading

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