All posts filed under ‘Sweden

Evocation

Each trip to Scandinavia turns me into an even greater fan of that region than I already was. The Nordics put on a show each visit, treating me to a winter reminiscent of a past that I’m not sure even existed: Crisp winters, when the air is so cold that your breath condenses on your […]

The future

“The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed”. – William Gibson At Stockholm’s Arlanda airport, drinking my coffee, eating the obligatory cinnamon bun. Typing away on my laptop, which is plugged into the one of the many wall outlets providing “Green energy”. The wifi is free and reasonably fast. Checkin was […]

„Man stelle sich ein Land vor, so groß wie Australien und Europa zusammen. Sonniger als Kalifornien und kälter als das Gefrierfach eines Kühlschranks. Trockener als Arabien und höher als die Schweiz. Leerer als die Sahara. Es gibt nur einen Ort auf der Welt, auf den diese Beschreibung zutrifft: die Antarktis (…).” – J. M. Dukert

The little one

I bought Fujifilm’s X100T about a year ago. It’s a delightful little machine, but since I don’t usually do technology reviews, it never occurred to me to write about it. Then, a few days ago, I heard a remark that took me by surprise and made me change my mind. This camera has changed the […]

Curiosities

Due to the nature of my assignment in Sweden, I spend a lot of time running around between appointments, criss-crossing Stockholm, and occasionally pause to take a picture.

Alone in Stockholm

How are you doing, being by yourself, he asked. I was eating breakfast, by myself, sipping the rest of my tea and looked out of the window for a bit before picking up the phone to type a response. Sweden somehow makes it easier, I wrote. The people here are naturally more reserved and and […]