John Nixon

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The Cuckoo Song

What songs do you remember from school? Swedes – the Swedes of my acquaintance – remember many. They sing them too, on special occasions. Midsummer is one special occasion and at Midsummer this year I was invited to contribute to the sing-along with some English school summer songs. Some? My mind went blank. Offhand, I … More…

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Buying Beer by the Label

Lately I’ve taken to buying beer by the label. Not in the sense that I am brand loyal and buy the labels I recognise, but in the sense of trying to collect different labels. Label pleasures Sometime last year I discovered that many smaller breweries, at least here in Sweden, are selling beer in cans … More…

Northampton in February

Northampton in February

A photo essay from Northampton where I spent February in rain and shine and taking care of my aged parent, but carried a camera some days.