Ramblings from Stockholm

Saturday, November 24, 2007

November Shades of Grey

November is not exactly my favourite month of the year. The only consolation is I get a lot of work done as there are few distractions. This is a typical November afternoon as seen from my home office. See what I mean? Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 23, 2007

A Bedtime Story

If you are under 18 please go play somewhere else. IKEA is a Swedish furniture store also found in a number of cities around the world. Apart from making furniture they run @@blusshh@@ commercials too. www.ikea.com Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

To All Americans

HAPPY THANKSGIVING Have a wonderful day with your family. Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Unripe Bananas

Would you buy unripe bananas? "Not me," said our neighbour Kurt, "At my age I don't buy unripe anything." He is 82. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 18, 2007

It’s that time of year again ……

….. when coffee-room chats at the office center around the Julbord (Christmas buffet) that employees expect from their employers. It’s the same procedure every year (almost). Good food Good fun (you see your colleagues as they really are or would like to be) The boss making a fool of himself/herself... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Overheard at the optician's

Said one monocle to another, "Let's get together and make a spectacle of ourselves." Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Money Matters

According to cnnmoney.com, recent research in neuroeconomics has shown that changes in the brain make older people more reckless. As you grow older, your brain gets more impulsive. Becoming a senior citizen is like being a teenager again. As your fears abate you are more likely to take greater risks... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Size matters

You can't bum a ride in Singapore unless you're a pygmy. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday is the Sunday closest to the 11th of November, the day when the First World War ended in 1918. On this Sunday, Britain remembers her war victims in a moving ceremony at the Cenotaph in central London. The Queen and members of her family together with leading politicians and... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 10, 2007

The Feast of St. Martin

The 10th of November is Mårtensafton (the Eve of St. Martin). On this day, Swedes in the province of Scania in southern Sweden will celebrate with a Feast of Saint Martin. Goose is traditionally eaten and the feast will start off with svartsoppa (black soup). The primary ingredient is goose blood... Sign in to see full entry.

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