Tag Archives: Food

What to eat?

Awareness is raising rapidly in our environment that what we eat affects our environment in undeniable ways. We (should) all know by now that eating too much meat has a massive influence, not only concerning animal welfare, yet most notoriously on … Continue reading

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Berrymania

Sweden is the land of the berries. That statement inevitably pops up in your head if you roam through the Scandinavian mountains in September. Cloudberries, blueberries, lingonberries, raspberries, stone brambles, bilberries, bunchberries, they got them all, hundreds, or even thousands … Continue reading

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The elegance of tea

For the Dutch-speaking people here: I posted a story on tea on scilogs! It tells the story how I had to buy 280 bags of tea at the local supermarket to participate in the Tea Bag Index, a cheap and … Continue reading

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Amiens, the arrival

Only 2 and a half hours of driving, some folks in a larger country might still be talking about their hometown then. But to me, it felt very much abroad when I was wandering through the biting cold at night in the city of … Continue reading

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Cloudberry

One of my all-time favourite plants in the high north: the cloudberry. The fruits look like solidified clouds and they can grow where almost no other plants survive, from nutrient-poor marches to wet and acidic heathlands. They can withstand temperatures as … Continue reading

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A suspicious amount of green tea

That I seemed to love tea, the cashier of my local supermarket noticed. A fairly unusual conversation starter, where it not that he could impossibly ignore the obvious fact: I had a cart with only green tea, 140 tea bags … Continue reading

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Goodbye to America

It was an exciting chance to finally visit America and get to know this country that almost had mythical proportions in my head. And I must say, a lot of that just got confirmed in real life! It is just the true, … Continue reading

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