Monthly Archives: January 2018

RIO

“As it is in Rome, it is in Athens also.” Pliny the Elder Rio Excerpt from Ploughshares Literary Journal – Posted in Reading Author: Lucas Iberico Lozada |  Jan 22, 2018 But by the time I returned to Brazil in … Continue reading

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More White Tonight, No End In Sight.

news@thelocal.se @thelocalsweden 31 January 2018 How much snow is too much snow for biking to work? Photo: Hossein Salmanzadeh/TT A shivering mix of snow and wind is set to hit Sweden in the coming days, with meteorologists saying one region … Continue reading

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Snowed In

It snows, then melts And then it freezes Non believers turn to Jesus, We’ll attend church once – or twice If you will stop This Goddamned ice! 25 Jan 2018 Warnings for severe weather are in place across most of … Continue reading

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Snow Depth

Sweden’s snow depth sets new seasonal record. news@thelocal.se @thelocalsweden      22 January 2018   10:40 CET+01:00 Most of Sweden, apart from the very far south and the west coast, was covered in snow on Monday morning – but meteorologists advised snow lovers to … Continue reading

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Swedish National Police chief: Murder levels must come down

No good deed goes unpunished. Swedish National Police chief: Murder levels must come downnews@thelocal.se @thelocalsweden      21 January 2018 Forty-three people were shot to death in Sweden in 2017 and the new year has not shown many signs of improvement. Responding … Continue reading

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surstrmming

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Swedish Gospel

       It had snowed for 40 days and 40 nights in Sweden. Most Swedes had given up on religion a long time ago, but Noah kept the faith. It was the time of the great white – the time of … Continue reading

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Shovelling Snow in Sweden – Part 2 – Wednesday

Wednesday –Still snowing, another couple inches last night, and non stop all day. How old do you have to be when you get a free pass from shovelling? Ninety would surely do it. Maybe less? It’s interesting growing old. Full … Continue reading

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Shoveling Snow in Sweden – Part 1 – Tuesday

I’ve had a cold these last 2 weeks. Going on a third. The weather is shit, as it often is in Sweden. Lots of snow and shovelling. 80 years old, with cold I can’t seem to shake. I feel like … Continue reading

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A foolish man

A foolish man may be known by six things: Anger without cause Speech without profit Change without  progress Inquiry without object Putting trust in a stranger Mistaking enemies for friends.                                                                            Sudi Arabian Proverb

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