Monthly Archive: June, 2009

Nimis in Ladonia

Ladonia is a micronation within a Swedish nature reserve, founded by the artist Lars Vilks to house his two sculptures–Nimis and Arx–that had been declared illegal by the local council. To get there,… Continue reading

Visit to The Wall

Kibbutz

In the afternoon Niv took us to his kibbutz, where he and Orly grew up and his parents still live. I guess Orly hadn’t been there for years because when she saw a… Continue reading

Stockholm

The rain finally cleared and my cold finally gave me a bit of a break, so we got out and into Stockholm and the sun brightened it all up for us.  The city… Continue reading

Fever Ray in Stockholm

It rained from before we arrived until after we left. It did not stop raining. I got a cold. The rain made my cold worse. I was miserable. We lined up by the… Continue reading

“Free Today With Your Super Soaraway Sun!”

Here’s something you don’t see so much in America–freebies with your newspapers and magazines. Within an hour of landing in Britain, I’d got myself a new shopping bag, Benefit mascara, and make-up case–all… Continue reading

And Chile Too

I had a love/hate relationship with my year in Chile; not with the country, but with my year there. I lived in Valparaiso, a city at the cusp of something great. I helped… Continue reading

I Remember Buenos Aires

In another life, had this life taken a different route, I am pretty sure I would have ended up living in Buenos Aires. I was living in Chile when I used to find… Continue reading

Welcome Home

It’s been a long time

The Burlesque Hall of Fame 2009

When you get a call at 5am from the hotel lobby requesting that you collect your drunk friend because she is causing trouble, you know it’s time to get out of Vegas. Only… Continue reading