SAAB Forever – Resiliant Automobiles Anno 1972 in Dalarna

                Forever SAAB – This man in Dalarna, Sweden has had 11 SAABs, always in green colour. His present two SAABs are the 1972-model. Loved and cared for in harsh winter driving conditions. No plans to swap for another car brand. Read more from Dalademokraten http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=sv&u=http://www.dalademokraten.se/Borlange/Nojda-Saabagare-har-ingen–tanke-pa-att-byta-/&ei=UxleT6PzJNDp8QOI5OmtDw&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=1&sqi=2&ved=0CCMQ7gEwAA&prev=/search%3Fq%3DSAAB%2Bdalademokraten%26hl%3Den%26biw%3D1366%26bih%3D614%26prmd%3Dimvns...

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Nordic Walking (Swedish *Stavgång) For everyone and everywhere. No more excuses, just do it!!

                  Nordic Walking  is a very popular and common way of Fitness Exercise in Sweden/the Nordic area.  In Europe there are more than 6 million people practising Nordic Walking! A good choice and advantages for those who have too many thresholds to climb before get up, out and get moving.   Below some tempting pros for Nordic Walking, from my personal...

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A Red Rose to Rosengård, Malmö – Another side of “Zlatans” infamous suburb

              A Rose to all the people  who try to improve the tainted reputation of Rosengård, Malmö.  I wish you the best of luck with projects like "Yalla Trappan ("Yalla the Stairs"project for immigrant women), Drömmarnas Hus (The House of Dreams" youth project), The "White Wing"  and other initiatives to improve Rosengård. And to the beauty of the Roses in...

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Rabbits, Rabbits, Rabbits (*Kaniner/ Swedish) – Swedes should eat eat more rabbits!

Kaniner, Kaniner, Kaniner: I have been watching so many of these cute furry friends from my window in Kaninlunden *The Rabbit Grove, Stockholm, never thought of eating them, though?   However, certainly better to eat them than to burn them to keep the Swedes warm. See article about the Rabbit cull and  using them as fuel : http://www.thelocal.se/22610/20091012/ ”We need...

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Diversity in Sweden – A Salute to the Sami National Day 6th of February

                Sami culture and designs - The Sami National Day mark the day of the first Sami conference 1917 in Trondheim, Norway. The Sami People lives in four countries  with a population of around 80 000 (20 000 in Sweden).  http://www.thelocal.se/38956/20120206/ Great Sami Designs for colder days, see Karin Vasara's Designs http://www.karinvasara.com/27.html...

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2012 – 100 Year Anniversary of 1912 ‘s “The Sunshine Olympics” in Stockholm

                  The London Olympics coincide with the Stockholm Anniversary - 100 year since  The 1912  "Sunshine Olympics" . The Calender is packed with interesting activities, both sport and other cultural events in the Capital of Sweden! See Link http://arenastockholm2012.se/om-aret-1912/aren-kring-os-blev-stockholm-en-storstad/#translate    ...

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“We are family” – Seven Sisters OhSoswedish Family Bags!

 [gallery order="DESC" columns="2"]    Picture: The beautiful chalk cliffs of Seven Sisters, East Sussex, http://www.sevensisters.org.uk/  Amanda, Greta, Kajsa-Lisa, Marianne, Moira, Victoria and Zizzi - Seven Smart Reusable Shopping Bags in Canvas!   "We are family" Listen to Sister Sledge famous on  YouTube video from 1979  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8lEhb9Hotk&feature=related...

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Artists & Agitators – Carl and Fabian (Dacke)

More sculptural art by Carl Eldh (1873 - 1954), A bust of the socialist politician and agitator Fabian Månsson from Belkinge, south of Sweden. Famous for his exclamation : ”Jag skulle bli slaf! Nej, så djäflar anamma!” [Would I be a slave? Never, damn it!] wrote Fabian Månsson in his famous poem ”Stridssång” 1903 [Song of battle].   Read more on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabian_M%C3%A5nsson    ...

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