When I need something to make me smile I sometimes think of the music from Avenue Q. I missed the musical when it was set up in a Swedish theatre. But now I found a nice english version on youtube. Haven't seen the whole show yet, but I will in time. The lyrics takes me… Continue reading Friday fun
Here we all meet, as we are, in peace. You drink as much as you want, you will never get drunk or unfriendly. We all meet here to have a nice chat with eachother. If you want some music you can paste a videolink in the comments. If you want something to drink and/or eat,… Continue reading Weekend WP pub open!
And some Christmas music. Here's a Swedish traditional Christmas song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5TocxjZgUI Every school kid knows this one from the St Lucia celebration December 13. Anna
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI33ebgn0iY Do you have any November song? This is one of the Swedish November songs by Laleh. Tomorrow it's the last day of November. After that it's all about Christmas for many people. I'm not a Christmas maniac, but I do like some Christmas things. Do you get stressed over Christmas or do you stay… Continue reading The end of November
If you haven't noticed it yet. It's Friday! And in my head this old tune turned up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID9Sf5WcZoI Yes I grew up as a teenager in the 80's and the show Fame was one of the few shows with music in Swedish television. Back in those days we only had two channels and no VHS… Continue reading Friday night – nostalgia from the 80’s
My week so far has gone in high speed. I'm so tired when the days are over. But, I'm so lucky anyway. I have good friends, I meet nice people both in work and freetime, I have roof over my head and I have food to eat. I have all you readers of this blog… Continue reading Tremble my heart
Sharing is caring and this time Jim from random writings on the bathroom wall shared one of my posts about the tale of an unnecessary road. Thanks Jim! And if you haven't visited or not already follow Jims blog. Stop by and say Hi to Jim and you will have a nice chat ahead :)… Continue reading The tale post are out there again
I have a favorite song that always cheers me up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62vwtAzP5bU It's about how we should remember how to play and not grow up too much. If you watch the whole video that's from The polar music price concert you will see Mr Stevie Wonder in the audience and our Swedish Queen ans King. So… Continue reading Do you remember how to play?
Around this time in Sweden blooms in every corner of nature. It's is stunning beauty everywhere. A Swedish old hymn describe this time very well. So well that the hymn is a standard hymn in every graduation. My favourite version of the hymn is a soul/funk/blues version from the 80's with Lill Lindfors and Nils Landgren.… Continue reading Den blomstertid nu kommer – Flower time
I'm like this today. We finally got some real rain and I think nature feels like the one in the picture too. The air is cool again after several days with 30 C in the shaddow. I hope the rain wash away the pollen. My brain is not melting anymore. Sometimes I really like rain… Continue reading Ah finally rain!
Today samis have national day. One of them is Sofia Jannok, a sami artist and actually also a painter. Just look at the paintings in this video Snölejoninna (snow lioness) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGc7c8U2aps This is another video with Sofia Jannok This is my land https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riXVuhlMNQA On http://www.svtplay.se you can see a concert Jielemen Aavoe - Jubileumsföreställning för… Continue reading February 6 Sapmi national day
Today I heard about a caravan going from one place to another, but I don't think it's a caravan I want to join. I think it's time for love instead So I found this oldie on youtube and I think, no I know for a fact, that I join this caravan instead everytime 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-uUS6bSOP4… Continue reading Time for love
So, this blog has now reached over 1600 followers. That's amazing. For me at least. The first year I had about two followers that went up to about five. That was before I understood the joy of blogging. The joy in talking to you all out there. I didn't even know you existed. Now I… Continue reading 1600 WP Pub celebration
Jims Art Sunday post made me think of a Swedish song about the county Värmland and the version that Monica Zetterlund did. One of my favorites. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOgN3jVgv1w Some of you may recognize the song as a jazz standard Dear old Stockholm. If you want to know what the Swedish lyrics says you can read below… Continue reading Dear old Stockholm Ack Värmeland du sköna