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Daily Prompt: You, the Sandwich. Fussy Eaters Inc.

I could not resist today’s Daily Prompt: You, The sandwich: If a restaurant were to name something after you, what would it be? Describe it. (Bonus points if you give us a recipe!). As my close friends know, and some random strangers who have served me or sat by me in restaurants as I squeal in delight,…

The approach to Sandhamn

Stockholm Archipelago – Sandhamn

I recently wrote about my need to retrain my brain. Over the years I have recognized that one useful jump-start to this progress is to get away, get out, go somewhere other than where you are. This weekend C and I decided to go to Sandhamn, an island only 0.27 km2 in size and in the Stockholm archipelago.…

Brussels has Character

6 Tings ‘Bout Me

Dis here bloggn’ thang means that I gotta rite someting fer u folks out dere. Eben if me r sic [sic]. Naw, it ain’t in Swed-lang or Swinglish, neider. Deal. Dis here r 6 tings ’bout me. Jus me rita dem der poems, like, fer all me lif. I donno likka tomatoes, raw is icky…

Crayfish parties happen in August and millions of these are eaten with gumption and tiny forks.

Sweden – Observations from a Canadian Rebel

These things are probably not strange if you grew up in Scandanavia but to me they are odd or annoying enough for me to post it here, during NaNoWriMo, when I felt I needed to keep my followers interested, and I am struggling with my novel. So instead, I am am a little incredulous and a…

Torture Museum Italy

A Cilantro Girl Living in a Dill Nation

I decided to check out a place I thought would be cool for my birthday called Grill and went to try it for dagens lunch. For 110 SEK (around C$17) you can get a lunch buffet. This is more expensive than most dagens lunch, which usually costs between 75 to 95 SEK for something similar.…