Lake Como – Italy

Two weeks ago I attended an entrepreneur conference in Italy. On my way back I shared a ride with three other entrepreneurs, and we decided to stop for lunch at a beautiful village on the shore of Lake Como. To be perfectly honest, this is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited – ever!

What’s so strange, is that I passed by this place so many times before and never stopped. For everyone passing it, you should! Amazing with those misty mountains on the other side of the lake.

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Sara Isaksson / Anders Widmark – To Open Up My Heart

Sara Isaksson has one of Sweden’s most beautiful voices. In this clip she plays Anders Widmark:s (piano) song “To Open Up My Heart”. A great song that may fit well to tomorrow’s Valentines. Modest, honest, upright and touches our hearts, and I guess those words all describe what a healthy relationship is all about.

Link to Apple Music: https://itun.es/se/GnKde?i=68043621

In my “Best Albums Of All Times” Sara Isakssons album Red Eden was one of my choices. You’ll find that link here

Photos from Barcelona – New Years Trip

This year I spent New Years in Barcelona, a town that I’ve visited many times before, but it seems like I never get tired of it. I love the pace, which is like half the pace of Stockholm, which is perfect pace for spending spare time and relax from work.

What I haven’t experienced before was going to a home game with Barcelona, which was an awesome experience. In Barcelona football seems more like a religion, a way of belief, rather than a sport, and you sure can feel that in the arena. Barcelona had a really good night and beat Real Betis big time. However there are these “small” pieces of flavor that makes watching Barcelona so great.

The Spanish people are really good at living their life in the present, and New Years Eve isn’t any different. The party held on during the night, and many people went to sleep between 6 and 8 in the morning. This is what the streets looked like at 10 AM. :)

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New Years Day at 10 AM
New Years Day at 10 AM

I hope you’ve had a great start of your 2016!

Tove Lo – An Amazing Career

What’s great during the holidays is that there is time to dig deep in things that I normally don’t have time to. Yesterday, when I heard Tove Lo’s amazing duet on the new Coldplay album (for the xxx:th time), I had to find out more about her career, and her earlier material. Off course many of us have heard “Talking Body”, but I didn’t realize that she was behind so many other great tracks, and that her carrier had reached so far.

It’s really amazing to follow all the new Swedish female producers, songwriters and artists going out in the world, fearlessly and aiming for the absolute top!

So here’s a quick list to get you started:

Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tove_Lo

Talking Body (from the album Queen Of Clouds):
https://open.spotify.com/track/7cgu4JBW3hq1GwTM1ilkKQ

Duet with Adam Lambert – Rumors: https://open.spotify.com/track/0tZPbskqU5QcJnZHv0f03Z

Fun, duet on Coldplay’s new album: https://open.spotify.com/track/7fJFDK6XjYsXcMKNHESbot