Blog Posts - Scandinavia



Varmare höstdagar inom räckhåll 

Postorder är verkligen lotteri, något missnöjd över senaste beställningen från bubbleroom. Jag som helt snöat in mig på snygg jeansskjorta i höst som klänning och tilö leggings är nu utan höstens ”it-plagg”! Så snopet. ...
by Helen Holmberg on Aug 31, 2016

Astazi plec in croaziera prin Scandinavia spre fiorduri !

Acum cateva luni, intr-un articol despre croaziere, scriam ca daca ar fi sa merg intr-o croaziera, cel mai mult si cel mai mult as dori sa fie in Scandinavia si sa revad fiordurile norvegiene. Am fost acolo acum aproape 20 de ani, mai precis in vara...
by Imperator travel on Aug 25, 2016

Astazi plec in croaziera prin Scandinavia spre fiorduri !

Acum cateva luni, intr-un articol despre croaziere, scriam ca daca ar fi sa merg intr-o croaziera, cel mai mult si cel mai mult as dori sa fie in Scandinavia si sa revad fiordurile norvegiene. Am fost acolo acum aproape 20 de ani, mai precis in vara...
by Imperator travel on Aug 25, 2016

Brexit reminds us that we need to take a lead in making globalization fairer

Brexit was an interesting campaign to watch, and there’s not too much I can add that hasn’t been stated already. I saw some incredibly fake arguments from Brexit supporters, including one graphic drawing a parallel between the assassinations of A...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Jul 28, 2016

Idei de minicircuite

Daca ieri am scris despre niste idei de city breakuri sau, mai degraba, de vacante in care sa-ti stabilesti baza intr-un oras important, din care sa poti efectua si niste excursii de o zi spre destinatii apropiate, astazi m-am gandit sa va dau niste...
by Imperator travel on Jul 28, 2016

Idei de minicircuite

Daca ieri am scris despre niste idei de city breakuri sau, mai degraba, de vacante in care sa-ti stabilesti baza intr-un oras important, din care sa poti efectua si niste excursii de o zi spre destinatii apropiate, astazi m-am gandit sa va dau niste...
by Imperator travel on Jul 28, 2016

Terrified insect escapes a permanent tomb—50 million years ago

Thousands of insects, plants and other life forms have been found trapped in ancient amber deposits, but a new discovery shows a rarity of a different type -- the one that got away. This tiny insect, similar to a "walking stick," abandoned the mushr...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 16, 2016

One night in June

Much talk about science and little time to recognize that today was an unusually warm, balmy early June night. As I sat on the hotel terrace sipping a Provence rosé, looking at the Crown Princess’s house across the bay, I … Continue read...
by This blue marble on Jun 15, 2016

An island in the sky

As we descended through the clouds, suddenly there was an island floating in the sky. Cloud people seem to tend to their land as well. Perhaps this is the place e.e. cummings meant when he wrote “who knows if the … Continue reading →...
by This blue marble on Jun 13, 2016

Wine and philosophy above Stockholm

Thought of the day: to be happy with what one has means not looking for more. If one is not looking for more, one is not curious about change and new things (unless purely for speculative or rhetorical purposes). Thus, … Continue reading →...
by This blue marble on Jun 11, 2016

How to escape extreme hotness? Try Helsinki

Think to Helsinki, and if you agree, read further! In Helsinki sommer temperature never higher than 25 degrees Celsius. It is very pleasant and attractive. Add to that the simply fact, that finnish... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Travel on Jun 10, 2016

Follies

Here up North, gardening is serious business and all about flowers. Perhaps a bench could be in order. Or, if one has courage, a teensy weensy fountain. Or, for the most brave: a little statuette. Kings and queens, on the … Continue reading ...
by This blue marble on May 26, 2016

Why Are Jews Still Living in Malmö, Sweden?

כ׳ לחודש שנים עשר תשע״וArutz 7: Malmö Jews offended by actor who cited anti-Semitism Kim Bodnia, Jewish star of the successful TV series 'The Bridge,' left it because he did not feel safe filming in Malmö. Gil Ronen, 2/24/2016A l...
by Esser Agaroth on Feb 28, 2016

Is the UK really in Scandinavia?

(Media Release) The UK has been caught in a long tug-of-war about its identity, which will only become more intense as the EU referendum approaches. Where does the UK belong in the world? Is the strongest bond with major European economies like Franc...
by Free PR Online on Jan 29, 2016

Spend the Holidays in Scandinavia

Just a few days left until New Year. Cards are done, food is planned, tickets are bought, hotels are reserved, invites are sent, dresses are bought. But not everybody had made up a plan already, I have friends that wrote me asking if they can come v...
by Story of Lorellay on Dec 28, 2015

The Eyes of Saint Lucia

The astronomical winter solstice will not occur for a week or so, but the shortest day on the Christian calendar is that associated with the Feast of Saint Lucia or Lucy, occurring on December 13. John Donne referenced this connection in his poem A N...
by streets of salem on Dec 13, 2015

Islands and clouds

Above the Baltic Sea it is hard to see which dapples are cloud shadows and which ones are islets. (Above the Swedish coast; September 2015) Tagged: in the air, Scandinavia...
by This blue marble on Nov 27, 2015

Swinging into the dark again

Last light evenings above Helsinki. Hold on to your hats and stow your sunglasses – by the time this post is published (yes, you may have noticed I am posting with a slight delay) we have plunged into the darkness … Continue reading ͛...
by This blue marble on Nov 26, 2015

Domestic landscape

Windmills, water, and linden trees – is it Amsterdam? No, it is Turku. Doing a domestic trip for once. With much networking among the biotech lot, much bubbly, and much late-night wisdom. (Turku, Finland; September 2015) Tagged: Scandinavia...
by This blue marble on Nov 24, 2015

Back to reality

Boom, back to reality. Alarm clock set for 4.30 am and a commute to Copenhagen. From there we took the train over to Sweden and Malmö, and locked ourselves up in the hotel for the next 4 days. I escaped … Continue reading →...
by This blue marble on Nov 22, 2015


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