Monthly Archives: October 2013

A walk in the country

The days draw in. I wake in darkness; clear days are frosty now. Jackets, gloves and hats. Nights are long. Winter knocks at the door. But autumn is beautiful this year. Lack of rain brings stronger, wilder, colors; the trees … Continue reading

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Summer memories: Graduation

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Axel Munthe and his family

I have just finished reading a fascinating biography of Axel Munthe, surely one of Sweden’s most colorful doctors, who died in 1949 at the age of 91. He was born in 1857, and lived through both world wars, as well … Continue reading

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