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Let’s talk Rubbish – Again

Monday, April 3, 2017
By Marianne Lindahl
Let’s talk Rubbish – Again

I believe that almost ten years have passed since I last talked rubbish in this forum. The readers might be of a different opinion on this... »

Finland in Focus

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By Marianne Lindahl
Finland in Focus

My home country Finland is known for its ‘thousands of lakes,’ the exact number of which is 187,888, its outstanding design and fully paid war reparations to the then Soviet Union after two wars during World War II. »

Santa, The Terrier & The Hostage

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
By Jes Rasmussen
Santa, The Terrier & The Hostage

I’m not addicted to heroine. But I am, in some ways, addicted to heroines. You know, with an 's;' female heroes. Addicted to female anything actually... »

Rain, Bugs & Phone Lines

Monday, January 2, 2017
By Marianne Lindahl
Rain, Bugs & Phone Lines

When we came down in October, our fruit trees were full of this white stuff produced by cochinilla, ferocious cochineal beetles that can kill a fruit tree in no time »

An insistent Adamant Audi

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By Jes Rasmussen
An insistent Adamant Audi

I don’t know for sure whether or not The Royal Mail in Denmark, these days governed more or less by Swedish funds and now called Post Nord. »

Reflections

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By Marianne Lindahl
Reflections

Syria, xenophobia, Brexit, Trump, populism, net hate… The world is spinning faster than ever before. People feel small, bewildered and scared. »

Happiness & Stuff

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
By Jes Rasmussen
Happiness & Stuff

Back on the Costa Granadina it’s so nice to have summer back. At least I think so after a great September in Denmark and a not so nice opening of October. Pepe doesn’t agree, though. »

And Now, Almunecar…

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
By Marianne Lindahl
And Now, Almunecar…

It’s so nice to be back in Almunecar again, after five months in the northern hemisphere. »

Stand-up Politics

Monday, October 10, 2016
By Jes Rasmussen
Stand-up Politics

As I write, it is still uncertain whether or not Mr and Mrs Denmark are going to the polling stations this autumn, only little more than a year after the latest election. »

Back south

Sunday, October 9, 2016
By Marianne Lindahl
Back south

Here up North the ground is covered by yellow, brown and orange leaves, and the branches of birch, rowan, aspen and alder look naked and ascetic against the grey sky. »