A Very Personal Reference

It is all about the last item in the list on the board. It is not the dish itself that is missed in a absolute and profound way every single day. I suppose that is what experience really entails, in the end. Is that a uniquely French reference? Yes, it is uniquely French.

Looking For The Correct Fountain

Cactus 1931? I’ve never seen it before. The Paris Colonial Exhibition (or “Exposition coloniale internationale”, International Colonial Exhibition) was a six-month colonial exhibition held in Paris, France in 1931 that attempted to display the diverse cultures and immense resources of France’s colonial possessions. “Le Cactus”, architects André Granet and Roger-Henri Expert*. My grandmother (allegedly) hid… Continue reading Looking For The Correct Fountain


Obélisque de Louxor. The Place de la Concorde (French pronunciation: ​[plas də la kɔ̃kɔʁd]) is one of the major public squares in Paris, France. Measuring 7.6 hectares (19 acres) in area, it is the largest square in the French capital. It is located in the city’s eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Élysées.… Continue reading Paris

On The Wall

In a small framed collection of earth minerals sourced in Arizona and dating from 1970 – hanging on the wall of my living room you will find it. The notorious isotope named; Uranium 238 (natural uranium). If ever it (the little rock) would traverse the Ocean again it would probably cause serious problems for anybody… Continue reading On The Wall

A Thing Of Beauty II

Famille Rose Porcelain ‘Peach’ Bowl Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and of the period, 1723 – 1735. © Sotheby’s

A Thing Of Beauty I

Fine green-enameled ‘dragon’ bowl zhengde mark and period, 14th century China. © Sotheby’s

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Somliga saker kan vi bestämma över, andra inte. Vi bestämmer över våra åsikter och vår inställning, vårt begär och vår motvilja – med andra ord allt sådant som vi gör själva. Men kroppen bestämmer vi inte över, inte våra ägodelar heller, vårt anseende och vår ställning – kort sagt sådant som vi inte gör själva.… Continue reading More Words