Monthly Archives: April 2011

fragments from the cruellest month

As Eliot puts it: “Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow…” The late Swedish poet Karin Boye is another poet who has expressed the painful drama of spring exquisitely in her famous poem Of Course It Hurts (Visst gör … Continue reading

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pointing out the direction since 1926

This wind vane was spotted on the top of an old barn. “Lovisa” (Sw version of Louisa) was a popular Swedish name aroound the turn of the last century and this vane is dated 1926. A quite extravagant wind vane … Continue reading

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