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Rehearsals Under Way

English Class third and fourth graders have been delving into the world of Astrid Lindren in their Finnish lessons. The third graders have been reading  142 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

Books that Changed Me

I was tagged to make a list of transformative reads.  (I left poetry books out of the list otherwise I would spend weeks deciding.)

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren… 825 more words


Reconstructing history

This week has been a busy one, so this will most likely be the only update for the week, but perhaps that’s good. The last few days have been rather busy and awful overall, but then I just had to hear about yet another small, but camel’s back breaking, 1,255 more words

Video Games

Pippi Långstrump (Pippi Longstocking) and the n-word

A couple of days ago SVT (the state owned TV station in Sweden) and Saltkråkan AB (The copyright holders) announced that they will be cutting out the n-word from the popular Pippi Longstocking movies that were recorded back in 1969. 694 more words

My 2 Cents

Book Review Saturday - 'Ronia, the Robber's Daughter'

Most people know Astrid Lindgren as the author of the Pippi Longstocking books, but this one – Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter - is a perennial favourite of hers, too. 972 more words

Book Review

Banned Books Week: Censored! Pippi and Tintin

This week (21-27 September) is Banned Books Week.

It’s a chance – particularly in the States – to celebrate the freedom to read.

What gets banned isn’t always what you expect, and it’s very contextual. 218 more words


Friday Fun! Overreacting

William: There are more boys in the world than girls.

Mommy: How do you know that?

William: My teacher told me. She knows lots of things. 371 more words