Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sommarlöv Slut

Just to clear this up at the outset: Sommarlöv slut means “summer-leave end.” (Get your mind out of the gutter.) I don’t like the word “slut” in English; it can be good and bad in Swedish. Right now, it’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Linguistics, Sweden | 2 Comments

Drone over an activist (free concert!)

Last Tuesday evening, I went to hear Hugh Masekala play on the opening night of the Stockholms Kulturfestivalen. Of all the acts performing over the past few days for free, perhaps none were as top notch as this grand old … Continue reading

Posted in Personal musings, Stockholmstad, Sweden, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

French Frozen Food

I first saw Picards back in May when we got back from Brisbane — we were noting some changes in the neighborhood: part of a fancy furniture store became a pharmacy. The Pressbyrån hut on the walking path that sold snacks … Continue reading

Posted in Personal musings | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Scotland, Sweden festivities

Matt and I got back last night from another trip to Scotland. We took the opportunity (on top of a conference) to hit up some of Edinburgh’s International Fringe festival, scoring tickets to previews of four shows, including two one-woman … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments