Archive for August, 2013

Gold Award in Culture and Ideas: Decoding Lagom

Monday, August 26th, 2013

By Lola Akinmade Akerstrom Eight of us – six Swedes, one Finn, and me – are gathered in a modest city-center studio apartment in Stockholm’s eclectic Sodermalm district. Next to our dinner table is a small window with a gorgeous view of Stockholm’s history-rich old town, Gamla stan, with its narrow fingerlike red clay, melon, […]

Silver Award in Cruise Story: Seven

Monday, August 5th, 2013

By Pamela Mandel I slumped back into my chair, overwhelmed. My seat at the window faced the stern, we were sliding past giant blue glaciers, their cracked faces a wall above the blue black mirror of the Lemaire Channel. I felt oddly sad, all of a sudden, like I might cry, though sad isn’t the […]

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