iza Marklund is one of Sweden’s most talented and successful writers. But not only does she produce top selling novels, she also is an active columnist for Expressen, one of our largest newspapers. Last week Liza wrote an interesting column, one which shed some positive light on the Herrey’s. I thought it was amusing, but more than that, a very kind approach to our music. Thanks, Liza! We’re not exactly spoiled, as you know, with such respectful words. Bort med juryn ur Melod
I just saw this, and thought it would be good Monday fun! The news clip states: “Are you afraid of rations on electricity this winter”. Sofia answers: “No, I am personally not that dependent on elecricity since I live and work in the middle of the city.” Sofia, Sofia… what can we say? 🙂 #funny #winter #Sweden #fun #electricity #News
Translate text Some individuals in Kristianstad who saw my article, Take a Stand for the Family, wrote a counter article in the local paper, Kristianstadbladet. The went for a direct hit against me and my faith, misrepresenting both, and ignoring completely the issues I had brought up. Here is their article, followed by my response. Skydda barnen!
Vi står helt på FN:s barnkonventions sida mot religiös fundamentalism. Det skriver Ulla Göransson, Bengt Göransson och Bo Göranss
Because of the celebration of United Nations International Family Day, 15 May, I wrote last week a debate article that dealt with the importance of families. It contained a challenge to our politicians to have the courage to stand up for the families of our society, rather than following populist and political winds that seem to blow more and more against this ever important institution. The article was published in a few newspapers. Here is an edited copy of it (in Swedish):
Do you ever seize to be amazed? In India a baby girl, Lali, was born with two faces, a very rare condition knowns as craniofacial duplication. When I saw this photo I thought, “Oh no! Poor child. Poor family. How will they ever survive this enormous trail?” But then I read the article in the Chicago Tribune. I was simply awestruck. Instead of feeling “cursed” by God (or the gods), this family actually feels blessed, even believing the child to be the reincarnation of a Hindu
I was reached by chocking news today. My nephew, who is serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was together with his companion assaulted cruelly by a band of ten skinheads in Bolton, England last night. While the two missionaries were severely battered a vehicle passed by with flashing light, scaring off the offenders. “Without the arrival of the car we probably wouldn’t have survived,” my nephew told his father, seemingly aware of the gang’s f