Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 27 2011

Kate & Wills choose world’s worst wedding cake

Wills' Wedding Cake

I’m not sure to what degree “Royal Wedding Mania” is occurring in the United States, but I’m pretty confident the couple’s selection of a “traditional fruitcake” as their wedding cake is not scoring them any points with my compatriots. According to Wikipedia, fruit cake comes in many forms in the UK, which means it’s not …

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Mar 24 2011

The Great Train Robbery of 2011

I had to be in Malmö for a mid-afternoon eye doctor’s appointment today, so I left my office shortly after lunch for the commute home. In hindsight, I probably should have bitten the bullet and just used the (typically disgusting) toilet on the train, but I actually didn’t realize how bad I had to wizz …

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Mar 22 2011

Dutch Flower Fields Forever

Dutch Tulip Field

via They’re growing rainbows! Click the buzzfeed link for a bunch more gorgeous photos of flower fields in Holland.

Mar 19 2011

Pet Sounds

Shazzer: If we had a good place for a litter box, I would consider having a cat. The Alpha Geek: You don’t want a cat, but a duck would be nice. Dr. Darling: We already have a duck. The Alpha Geek: You do? Dr. Darling: I’ve never seen it, but I hear it all the …

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Mar 18 2011

I’m such a sucker for Flash Mobs

via 100 Irish dancers (including cast members from a touring company of Riverdance) surprise commuters in Sydney, Australia’s Central Train Station on St. Patrick’s Day.

Mar 17 2011

St. Patrick’s Day tradition at The Penthouse-Nordic

Green G and T

Leprechauns LOVE IT! – Taken with an iPhone 3GS at 6:40 PM on March 17, 2011  

Mar 14 2011

Can I charge a public transportation company with kidnapping?

Because that’s essentially what happened to me last Friday afternoon courtesy of Skånetrafiken. I was on my way to Lund, as usual, to co-host a program for international students on Lund University’s radio station.  Because I leave my real job early in order to do this as a volunteer, I tend to walk out the …

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