Books, Trosa is the place

Black granite for sale – Trosagranit till salu

This is too embarrassing. My town Trosa tried to sell black granite of bad quality to englishmen and germans in the beginning of 1900 century by this advertisement. I början av 1900-talet försökte min stad Trosa sälja på engelsmän och tyskar den så kallade Trosagraniten genom att annonsera i engelska och tyska tidningar. I found… Continue reading Black granite for sale – Trosagranit till salu

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Books

Factfulness

Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund and Ola Roslings book Factfulness is a book we should all read if we want to understand how our world really looks like and how we can get more information by being critic to politician and media info by asking more questions about presented facts. You can also check out… Continue reading Factfulness

Books, What ever

Inside a Coconut shell på insidan av ett kokosnötskal

What do you think is going on on the other side of this shell? Vad tror du pågår på andra sidan detta skal? This of course:) Detta förstås 🙂 If you could fit in a coconut shell, wouldn't it be a nice bookreading place? Om du skulle få plats i ett kokosnötskal, vore det väl… Continue reading Inside a Coconut shell på insidan av ett kokosnötskal

Books, Challenges

Hälsorevolutionen Health revolution

Jag har läst Maria Borelius bok Hälsorevolutionen. En ögonöppnare och en bra inspirationskälla till att öka funderingarna kring vad vi väljer att äta och vad de valen får för konsekvenser för vår hälsa. Till vissa delar fick jag bekräftelse på att jag väljer klokt när det gäller viss typ av mat, men till andra delar… Continue reading Hälsorevolutionen Health revolution

Books, Challenges

Liv 3.0 Life 3.0

Max Tegmark har skrivit ännu en mycket intressant bok. Liv 3.0. Max Tegmark has written another very interesting book. Life 3.0. I think we all should read that book. It's important to all of us. It's about how we can or can't choose to deal with future development of AI. Den här boken borde vi… Continue reading Liv 3.0 Life 3.0

Books

Brave people

I've recently read two interesting books from two of the too few brave people in the world but in totally different ways. Professor Hans Rosling Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen https://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen If you never came across professor Roslings TED talks check this one out for an example. He tried to made us understand the… Continue reading Brave people

Books, Challenges, Digital paintings

Demokrati – Democracy

After Swedish text comes a translation to English/ANNA En samling medborgare har gjort ett upprop som handlar om att vi måste börja prata om hur vi ska behålla vår demokrati till framtiden. #vimåsteprata https://www.svd.se/demokratin-ar-hotad--vi-tanker-forsvara-den Det uppropet fick mig att skriva följande text: Om du svarar ja på följande fråga... 1. Tillhör du en av dem… Continue reading Demokrati – Democracy

Books, Reblogs

Böcker och livet Books and life

Found an interesting post over at Leah's blog about books. Here's a translated qoute from that post. My relationship with books is and has always been special. I have relationships with the books, the stories, the poems and the process. I have a strong empathy and experience what the author wants to convey. I borrow… Continue reading Böcker och livet Books and life

Books

Gösta Berlings saga – The story of Gösta Berling

Do you remember the post of a wonderful gift that I received from a friend? A whole bunch of old books written by Selma Lagerlöf, first female that got the litterateur Nobel Prize. The books are over hundred years old, but the stories are still worth reading. I finished the first one, Gösta Berlings saga… Continue reading Gösta Berlings saga – The story of Gösta Berling

Books, Digital paintings, drawings, Nature miracles

December 6 2017 herons in the air

This tine of year we can watch herons fly by over the city roofs. It's amazing watching those birds.  Så här års flyger gråhägrar i flertal över hustaken i stan. Fantastiskt att få se hägrarna på så nära håll mitt inne i stan. Apropå fåglar. Ett boktips så här i juletider.  En underbar liten historia.… Continue reading December 6 2017 herons in the air

Books, drawings

Read my December story!

Read my Christmas story that starts today December 1.  In Swedish it's called Du finns, in English that's like You are. The story is about how important it is for everyone to feel the are allowed to participate and be seen. That goes for both young and adults. Check out this link. https://dufinns.wordpress.com/2016/12/01/1december/ In the… Continue reading Read my December story!

Books

A wonderful gift

The other day a friend gave me old books no longer in use. They're from the beginning of 1900 century and written by the first woman Nobel Prize winner in literature Selma Lagerlöf. I read some of her books before, but now I have plenty more to read. She was a good writer and it's… Continue reading A wonderful gift

Books, drawings, Reblogs

Gnällspiken och hans behårade fästing – The grumpy one and his furry tick

Jag har läst en rolig och tänkvärd bok med härligt humoristiska och skickliga teckningar. Om du inte har vägarna förbi Gnesta eller Trosa bokhandel kan du hitta Olle Qvennerstedts bok Gnällspiken även här till exempel. I've read a great book with humour and thoughtful excellent drawings. It's in Swedish, but at the writer and illustrators… Continue reading Gnällspiken och hans behårade fästing – The grumpy one and his furry tick

Books, What ever

Herregud & co (Deargod & co)

This is a little book that lighten up my day everyday. My family got it as a present and this present last everyday as long as we live.  Everyday it's new wise or funny words worth thinking of. Most days it's Swedish text, but some days are in English. This one is a Dalai Lama… Continue reading Herregud & co (Deargod & co)

Books, drawings, Trosa förbifart/Infart Västra

Mannen som planterade träd The man who planted trees

I read a wonderful classic litte story the other day about The man who planted trees by Jean Giono. Här om dagen läste jag en underbar liten historia som ger hopp om att varje liten människas gärning kan göra stora goda underverk. Boken heter Mannen som planterade träd, författare Jean Giono. Original title: L'homme qui… Continue reading Mannen som planterade träd The man who planted trees