Archive for the ‘Society’ Category

Bike On Car Roof To Ride Or Run

February 23rd, 2020 Comments off

I think I’ll take my car to ride my bike down a hill or to the gym and run on the treadmill; I think I’ll take my car. do not read/say the licence plate out loud! Then I’ll wash it (the bike) for an hour…

Categories: Society Tags:

Noctis Or 4 AM

February 23rd, 2020 Comments off

Categories: Society, Visual Tags:

Not On The Wall II

February 13th, 2020 Comments off

It is the same discarded instrument. Please see: Not On The Wall I, On The Wall, On The Wall I, On The Wall II.

Categories: Archaeology, Society, Technology Tags:

Petri Or Don’t Panic Too [II]?

February 13th, 2020 Comments off

Julius Richard Petri (May 31, 1852 – December 20, 1921) was a German microbiologist who is generally credited with inventing the device known as the Petri dish after him, while working as assistant to bacteriologist Robert Koch.

Source: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE, 13/02/2020 13:23:05.

Categories: Science, Society, Technology Tags:

Det Gungar Från Skanstull Till Slussen

February 12th, 2020 Comments off

The latest “storm” was closer to a hurricane according to me; it made the street lights*, signs and everything swing from Skanstull to Slussen.

Translated from the Swedish title it would be: It swings from Skanstull To Slussen and that would be Stockholm.

I’ve never seen street- or bus signs shudder in the wind, roof plates rattle or making sounds or in behaving in that way before. Kind of windy?

And the Swiss said: “All You need is Berlin.”

* The street lights where swinging back-and-forth in unison on the entire stretch of Götgatan passing Medborgarplatsen and beyond simply powered by the wind…

Categories: Society, Visual Tags: ,

Don’t Panic

February 6th, 2020 Comments off

Source: Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE, 2020-02-05.

Categories: Society, Technology Tags:

Night Out

February 2nd, 2020 Comments off

Categories: Society Tags:

Men Flytta På Dig Dåro!

February 1st, 2020 Comments off

It means: move out of my way

– Men vart kommer du ifrån? Egentligen?

– Jag är född på Södersjukhuset i Stockholm och det är min son också… på samma sjukhus.

– Min pappa var afrikan och min mamma är svenska och de träffades i Paris och det är anledningen till att jag pratar Franska.

– Talar du Franska?

– Mm, men vet du skillnaden mellan Stureby, Högdalen, Bagarmossen, Enskede Gård, Gamla Enskede, Skarpnäck, Dalen (som egentligen borde heta Sandsborg och inte Enskede Dalen. Varför då? Ligger mellan Blåsut och Skogskyrkogården på andra sidan om tunnelbanan… Riktningen är Farsta, det är gröna linjen) Tallkrogen, Gubbängen, Hökarängen och Östberga?

– Inte?
– Men flytta på dig dåro! Du menar flytta dig?
– Nej, jag säger flytta på dig dåro! Det är SoSo Perspective, flytta på dig. Fattar du va jag menar?
– Alltså, jag föddes och är uppväxt i SoSo för länge sen…

Incidentally this is post: 997 och vi närmar oss 1000 nu.

Categories: Society Tags:

Homeless + Cops

February 1st, 2020 Comments off

The first homeless person, begging, that I ever saw was in Paris around 1980. That would be about 40 years ago. I was shocked and traumatised… why are they asking for money to eat?

I had never seen a beggar before in my entire life. Why? Because they did not exist in my home town and I was convinced that they surely did not exist anywhere in Europe (in modern times).

Now they (in reality “they” are human beings, they are no different, “they” are people; with families, a life, with dreams and aspirations like everybody else. However, if you sleep under a duvet on a central street outside a main tube station, you probably will find it hard to find/do anything positive about your life) are everywhere.

That is a man (the shoe size makes me assume gender), a human being in the picture; sleeping under a duvet on a Stockholm street in Sweden. And that fact is totally, utterly and completely unacceptable to me! The bundle in the picture? It is a human being!

It is a shame. And I feel ashamed every day. It is non-humanitarian and I can’t do anything about it. It is a complete system failure that I have a very hard time accepting. That system has a name and it even has it own Nobel prize…

– What about the cops? The cops? They are everywhere and nowhere to be seen…

Now it has been lost. But not in translation, it was the innocence.

Categories: Society Tags:

Je Suis…

January 31st, 2020 Comments off

At 300 I got massive critique.

– Why are you writing, these texts?

The current tally? Well, that is 994 published, however there are actually 1009 written so far…

Dear Mother, I guess I’m a writer of some sort. Maybe I’m an artist just like my Father?

Categories: Art, Society, Texts Tags: