Tag Archives: Sweden

Notes on “Summer Interlude”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A ballerina (Maj-Britt Nilsson), disappointed in love and aging out of dance, impulsively visits an island on which, as a teen, she spent a summer vacation. As she wanders, so does her mind; she remembers her … Continue reading

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Swedes and Norwegians

Fenster writes: My ancestors emigrated from Sweden, close enough to the Norwegian border as to have my mother speculate that we might be part Norwegian.  She never explained the difference and so I grew up thinking the two nationalities were … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Christina Lindberg

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: It’s about time we showered NLOTW honors upon the estimable form of Christina Lindberg. Like previous NLOTW honorees Pam Grier and Edwige Fenech, the Swedish Lindberg made her name in the exploitation cinema of the 1970s. … Continue reading

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Trump and Sweden

Paleo Retiree writes: I was taken completely aback by the reaction of much of the mainstream press, as well as of many of my lib/left/Dem friends, to Trump’s recent claim about Sweden and crime. They didn’t just question him or fact-check him. … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Drottningholms Palace, Sweden. Source. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Picture of the Day – July 28, 2014

Originally posted on Natalia Maks:
The Haga in Gothenburg, Sweden. The entire district was built out of wood for the fast growing working class in 19th century. Now it is a charming neighborhood with a bunch of cafes, bakeries and…

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “…And God Created Woman”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Taking the Bardot-as-sex-goddess idea rather literally. From Sweden. Related I posted a bunch of Bardot posters back here.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Click on the image to enlarge. Stockholm, Sweden (H/T Callowman)

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Documentary Recommendations

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I haven’t had much time to blog lately. Real life has kind of taken a dump on my internet profile. But I have managed to catch a few nice documentaries on Netflix Instant. Thought I’d pass … Continue reading

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“Bergman Island”

Paleo Retiree writes: This produced-for-Swedish-TV doc by Marie Nyreröd is basically an informal visit with a very aged Ingmar Bergman. The legendary film and theater director is living out his final years on the little island of Fårö. He’s 86 … Continue reading

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