(Mood: poisonous apple red with a tiny leaf of green) If I tell you the words “Christmas” and “Food”, what kind of feeling do you get? For me it used to be: warm, cozy, a lot, heavy, comfort and family. Pretty nice 🙂 Then, a couple of years ago, I became a vegetarian, and though… Read More Food restrictions: when my tummy made me “that one”
(Mood: Mind-boggled) We might not always (or hardly ever) get it, but my idea of Christmas is intertwined with snow, hot chocolate, a fireplace, long dark evenings (somehow I see this as a positive thing when it comes to Christmas), warm sweaters (possibly with a Christmas pattern) and other cozy things. Great was my surprise… Read More A very Aussie Christmas
Las Posadas, Latin American festivities before Christmas. Today’s post in the advent calendar is written by KI Alumni Irina Jovel-Dalmau.
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I’m not sure how it happened, but all of a sudden Christmas is now waiting just around the corner yet again. As we all now, the most important parameter for any kind of celebration is the food! I mean the family of course… and the food! For those of you who have yet to experience… Read More #21 X-mas food science
It’s 11:30 am, the brightest time of a mid-December day in Stockholm, if not for a gentle but annoying rain that has been falling since this very early morning. I can hear different languages around me, somebody complains about the weather or dim light, especially those who have been spending the last hour waiting in… Read More #9 Lessons from the 2017 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine
When looking back at their years as PhD students – in thesis acknowledgements, defence party speeches or just in passing conversations – it is common for fledgling doctors of philosophy to liken this experience to running a marathon race. I guess, superficially, it makes sense. After all, both pursuing a PhD degree and running a… Read More #3 2017: Racing to the finish (and, also, running a marathon)
To state the obvious, by definition Christmas is a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus. Nearly all Christian households celebrate Christmas. So one would expect that in most non-Christian or non-religious families, Christmas doesn’t really play a big role. But it turns out the Christmas season means different things to some people thinking there… Read More The more the merrier