I am off to spend a weekend in Sunny Southern Sweden at the summer home of the great Mr. Bruhn — font designer, father, and one of my favorite Svenskmen. On your next visit to this space expect jubilant photos of bearded boys playing badminton.
Gee — for a goofy cartoon quiz this result is pretty accurate (just substitute “job” with “city”. Though he clearly has nothing to do with the quiz, I credit its verity to the genius spirit of series creator Brendon Small.
By the way, if you care as much about this recently cancelled gem as I do, a DVD set of the 4 seasons is said to be on the way. In the meantime, I've "acquired" all 52 episodes and I'm making a DVD of my own. Let's plan a marathon now. I'm back in the Valley at the end of June (as the little maps at on page one indicate).
I played proud Stockholmer host to two sets of guests this month. Details coming soon, but first, because my Mama is anxious to see evidence thereof, a link to photos from a visit with our Swedish relatives, the Länerfeldts. For those keeping track: Börje (pronounced burr-yuh) is my grandpa’s nephew.
Everybody, there’s this rad new band in town called The Chocolate Factory. Got their CD for review today and the press photo above should tell you everything you need to know about how great it sounds. Oh, SLC, I miss you. It’s only a few days now...
On the evening of April 30, bonfires are lit all over Sweden to mark the end of winter and the beginning of spring. People gather by the light and heat of the fire to listen to choirs performing a number of traditional spring songs. – sweden.se
Typically, I was in bed recovering from two days without sleep and missed out on all the pyro fun.