Footsteps of the Past and the Present

I have returned to Stockholm for a few days. Me and friend do what we always do when I am back, go to the pub we like to call ours, located on one of the fourteen islands that make up the city of Stockholm. This particular one is called Gamla …

Review: Brushstrokes in Time

Brushstrokes in Time is a fictional memoir following the life of Xiaodong (Little Winter in English) starting in the communist China, past the death of Mao and shine lights on revolutionary group The Stars Art Movement. It deals with the heavy subjects of politics, suppression and freedom of speech intertwined …

London: Help people with a book.

A great way to help people by doing what you are already doing -buying books! As a booklover walking into a bookshop always brings out that great feeling of being surrounded by only your dearest friends. Unfortunately, bookshops seem to be a dying breed these days and there are only a …

Where is home?

About two years ago I left my home town Stockholm to follow my dream of becoming a writer, which lead me to London. This weekend I went back to Stockholm after almost a year and a feeling started creeping up on me that made me wonder: Where is home?

Simple yet so complex.

The other day my friend lent me The Best American Short Stories (2003) chosen by Walter Mosley asking me to read a few of the stories she liked and wanted my opinion. One of them was the beautiful Why the Sky Turns Red when the Sun Goes Down by Ryan …