Monthly Archives: September 2015

“Build the City: perspectives on commons and culture” – get a copy!

The IdeaCamp is based on shared knowledge and open source philosophy. To have a chance to solve the massive challenges that we are facing today we do not need competition but more collaboration! In the light of the open source philosophy I want to share the book “Build the City: perspectives on commons and culture”  with you. Advertisements

“Build the City” the ECF IdeaCamp in Botkyrka, Sweden

There is very little time for social media activities while the IdeaCamp is going on because we (the Idea makers as well as Idea feeders) are working so hard on our ideas but the good news is that there is a great and competent media team who spends all day working on media production from the camp. […]

Slow travel – att leva livet

SLOW TRAVEL ENCOURAGES US TO SLACKEN OUR PACE, RE-CONSIDER OUR MOTIVATIONS (AND ITINERARIES) AND EMBRACE A “LESS IS MORE” INSTEAD OF A “FAST IS BETTER” ETHOS. IT EMBOLDENS US TO TAKE PAUSE. TO THINK. TO SAUNTER INSTEAD OF RUSH AND ENJOY THE DETAILS INSTEAD OF BLURRING PAST THEM (SLOWTRAVEL STOCKHOLM). Jag sitter här med min […]

My video from the barefoot march in Venice

  For you all who subscribe to my blog posts and get an e-mail version here is a link to my own video from the march.                  

The barefoot march in Venice September 11th 2015

The refugees marching through Europe have been on my mind during my trip in Italy,  Slovenia and Croatia.  Alessandro Grassman, who made the documentary “Torn“, explained that for a refugee there is only the present moment  – one lives only a moment at a time not thinking about – nor planning – the future. It […]

The documentary “Torn” at Venice film festival

Yesterday I watched the documentary “Torn” at the Venice by Alessandro Grassman who also gave us an introduction to the film and discussed the situation for Syrian refugees together with representatives from UNHCR and the violinist in the film. The event started with a short violin concert. Even if the film had subtitles only in Italian […]

Caffé sospeso – Pending coffee

In the café Serra dei Giardini where  I am sitting in Venice I could pay for an extra cup of coffee – an ancient Neapolitan tradition where one pays for a pending coffee. Someone penniless who craved a coffee could just step into a bar and ask if there was a pending coffee. A great […]