Random from last weeks

strindberg

 

I’ve had a bit of an introvert period for the last weeks. I’m sooo damn tired and it’s like I want ideas to come out – they are all there but kind of stuck in my body.. Also Stockholm had like 3 hours of sun in November so far. No wonder things are a bit rough. Also all the photos just looks dull and grey.
Above is an image from our Royal theater and the scull of Strindberg in front of it.

svenskt_tenn

This is outside the classic Swedish store Svenskt Tenn. I love the woodwork with the triangles. Have to try to make something like this.

medis

 

Still no snow yet this year. But they’ve iced the rinks. so Saturday we had ice skating premiere. It was nice to skate when the temperature was kind of high.

arstaviken

I’ve been tired but also a bit sick for over a month. Coughing, runny nose and just a weak body. But i started to take long walks with some running in between. Just taking it really easy on the body. I do wish my body will get back into some kind of better shape soon. Hate the bad circle of too much work, eating more sugar, lack of sleep, tired body….

hontanrunning

hello! Beside Serial I also listened to the podcast (in Swedish) – Skaparna about female musicians. First ep was with Robyn. Really inspirational. What have stuck with me is when she talked about teenage girls – that we kind of spend more time just trying to look good instead of starting bands and such. All the effort it takes to just be good looking that we can spend on other stuff. Hear hear!

hornstull

At Hornstull another part of the island in Stockholm city that I live on – there are loads of street art – something I miss a bit in the rest of town.
Update: Our reader Cecilia pointed out that this image in red is part of a global action of support of the missing students in Mexico – read more about it here.

jaimeoliver

Jaime Oliver opened his first franchise in Stockholm. I had Pasta Vongole and was there with my friend Blenda that I have known for 22 years now. I didn’t even know I was that old! I think the restaurant was good but the day after I opened the morning papers it got such bad reviews! haha- funny how it can be like that. Two completely different experiences. Or maybe my taste buds aren’t that developed.  They’re almost always set on bread. The taste buds – that is.

janloofjunibacken

Last night I was invited to Junibacken for a Christmas Party. I love this place. It’s a fun house for kids where they have built up different worlds from famous Scandinavian kids stories. The kids can climb Pippi longstockings house and explore other worlds. They also have great kids plays! This monkey is from Jan lööfs worlds – one of my kids favorites!

ostgotagatan

This house is just around the corner from where I live. I always dreamed of this apartment. How does it look inside? Who lives there? Stockholm does not have many high buildings but we’ve become some sorts of experts of building on top of old buildings to get more space for housing. I love this. Unfortunately they’re not really making cool things like this – all the time but they should. be more brave – that is!

xxx
Isabelle

 

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Nora
November 26, 2014 at 03:11 PM

Jag brukar också gå förbi det där huset, OFTA eftersom min kille har kafe runt hörnet därifrån. Undrar verkligen vad som är där uppe, kontor/ateljé/lägenhet. Ser så himla häftigt ut!

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Isabelle McAllister
November 26, 2014 at 09:11 PM
– In reply to: Nora

Nora det är en lägenhet det vet jag men inte mer än så. Har fattat att det är två bröder som äger hela huset och att de bor i varsin lya. Men klart ballt! Vilket café har din bf?

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Cecilia
November 27, 2014 at 05:11 AM
– In reply to: Isabelle McAllister

Hi
the picture at Hornstull is about a conflict in Ayotzinapa, Mexico. 43 student were disappeared. Loock at this:
http://www.globalresearch.ca/disappeared-students-in-mexico-global-struggle-for-ayotzinapa-captures-worlds-attention/5415453

xoxo
Cecilia

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Nora
November 27, 2014 at 03:11 PM
– In reply to: Isabelle McAllister

Åh, lya alltså. Det måste vara jävligt speciellt där uppe, gillar vinklarna!
Min snubbe har Louie Louie, de e han sura skäggiga i köket :)

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enannanhelena
November 26, 2014 at 05:11 PM

Känner så väl igen den där trötthetscirkeln du beskriver. Så jumla svår att bryta sig loss ifrån alltså!

Annars, när du orkar, är du välkommen hit för att titta på mera übercool street art. Borås är småstaden med the new big city street art-shit, vet du.

Här: http://nolimitboras.com/ kan du, och ni andra som vill, ta en liten virtuell promenad mellan våra ganska färska, färgglada husfasader. Piggar upp i vintermörkret.

/helena

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Isabelle McAllister
November 26, 2014 at 09:11 PM
– In reply to: enannanhelena

Helena,
jag var ju i Borså precis när streetfestivalen började- grymt ju! och ja trötthetscirkeln är en jävla killer tyvärr. kram