Kategori: storyfodder

Well, I ain’t knapsu!

I promised vikings, but let’s start by telling what ”knapsu” is. The word is mainly used in northern Sweden – in fact it’s not what you would think…

Small scale vikingspotting

I’m battling a virus, which means resting indoors most of the time. Gets boring after a while so yesterday I decided to take a walk and do some…

The education of a crownprincess

In comparison to cleaning haunted houses cleaning the study chamber of the swedish crownprincess sounds rather bland, don’t you think? That’s what I do this summer when times…

Not another one!

The last few years I’ve lost two friends during the time I meant to visit them. Perhaps you know the drill; this person is a nice person, I/we…

Norse, nettles and nutrition

Picking nettles along the Fyris river is weird. You walk along the river banks looking for tufts of nettles among the comfrey leaves, goldfinches flies from the dry…

My fairy godmothers

Last week I realised that my early childhood was guarded and guided by two fairy godmothers. Took me thirtyfive years, and it’s not the only late revelation I’ve…

The Bible as storyfodder

The Bible is not a book. It’s a library of sixtyfive books and letters, and eleven apochryps – if you have that version of the collection. Furthermore you’ll…