Plastic fish

June 21, 2014

On a very short break on Tjörn, an island off the rocky, salty west coast of Sweden (where you find, for example, ocean-inspired mail boxes).

Head elsewhere!

June 16, 2014

Recent interesting reads Some of the basic (but not well known enough) facts about Iraq and why it is in the place where it is today in this blog post by intellectual and commentator Juan Cole. Musawah is an interesting initiative by a group of Muslim feminists doing interesting...

Village life

June 5, 2014

Village life Am spending a couple of weeks in Sweden, at mum and dad’s place in Floby, a sleepy village surrounded by yellow fields and meadows where cows spend their days chewing grass and meditating on life. May-June is a great time to visit Sweden. People are happy because summer...