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Received from Germany and the United States

The Kansas City, Missouri card is from Kansas City, Missouri (via swap-bot), and the sender’s comments about her city are funny:

“As you can see, we don’t have much in the way of scenery here, unless you like looking at cornfields.  

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One of my favorite books, that has a place on my special bookcase, is Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren. Pippi is one of those characters I can’t remember not knowing.  163 more words

A Bicycle Built For Two -- And Gill

Gill loves London and big city life.

With her new job in Bristol, she is going through a type of withdrawal. No more exciting night life (drunk at the pub with her friends), no more ethnic restaurants with every kind of food imaginable (of course, since she basically eats only rice, a moot point), no more large stores in which to shop (never thought you’d miss The TopShop, did you Gill?), no more Catlady and her needy feline roommate. 532 more words


Pippi Longstocking comes to life on Amelia Island, Florida

By Bruce Stambaugh

Art often imitates life. It’s more unusual to have it happen the other way around.

On Amelia Island, Florida, art and life have harmonized, especially for one particular children’s fictional character, Pippi Longstocking. 602 more words


Awesome Female Characters - my picks for #womeninfiction

Last week (last century in internet terms), the hot trending hashtag was #womeninfiction. Everyone chiming in with their favourite female characters. I jumped on the band wagon and here’s my picks in more than 140 characters. 217 more words

Book Review

Crown Princess Victoria opened the Astrid Lindgren exhibition in Seoul today

Joohwi Kang at the Embassy of Sweden in Seoul about the exhibition that opened earlier today:

The Embassy of Sweden in Seoul holds the exhibition of <Astrid Lindgren and Pippi> at the National Library of Children and Young Adults on 26 Mar (Thu)- 31 May (Sun). 218 more words

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

‘Pippi Longstocking’ Takes the Stage at Clio’s Theater 57

The infamous Pippi Longstocking is headed to Theater 57, at 2220 W. Vienna Road in Clio.

For those who haven’t yet met Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking, she is the unsupervised daughter of a pirate captain off sailing the seas. 114 more words