Mommified

I am being mommified. The dreaded thing that happens to most children is tightening its grip on me, like swaddling clothes, or whatever was used to wrap Egyptian mummies. Indeed, this is not the first time I noticed the edges of my mother creeping into my everyday habits, but now it is official. I wrapped…

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.…

Travel coffee mugs and friends

Since about 1992, thus for 20 years, I have used a travel coffee mug for the majority of my take-out (tar med) coffees. Originally, I did it to reduce the amount of waste paper and plastic cups; my small contribution to the environmental movement at the time. Then as more and more coffee shops (Starbucks…