Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mariefred’s Blue Cat

I went to Mariefred on my second weekend in Sweden to open an art exhibit at Grafikens Hus. It was one of the last weekends of the summer and this beautiful little town was packed with tourists, mostly Swedish, enjoying … Continue reading

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I love Södermalm!

I usually turn right when I get out of my building. This is the easiest way to get to Slussen or Götgatan. Even to go to Mariatorget I would turn right even though it would make more sense to turn … Continue reading

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A little bit of snow and no cappuccino!

Cafe Oscar I flew to Kiruna earlier today. For those of you who do not know where it is, I recommend you look at a map. This is as north as it gets in Sweden.  I got here at 12:45, … Continue reading

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Returning to the scenes of the crime

I moved into my apartment in Stockholm on Friday, exactly 11 weeks after leaving Ottawa. It has been a long time to live in two suitcases. At first it was fairly easy, especially during the two weeks of vacations in … Continue reading

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Franzéns: The Girl with the Piano Tattoo

I’ve been living in temporary accommodations since 27 July. But there is hope. It looks like I may be moving into my place by the end of the week. It’s not quite ready but the washing machine and dryer are … Continue reading

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Meeting an old friend for the first time

So, I went back to Rival. That wasn’t planned. But it was worth it. Not so much because of Rival but for the company. I first “met” this friend onlline. On a music site. in 2008. For many years we … Continue reading

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