Hökarängen är en levande stadsdel i förändring. När jag flyttade hit för snart 13 år sedan trodde jag att jag hamnat i Norrland! Centrum var öde och tyst. Likaså lekplatserna. Jag hade inte heller sett så många utslitna, sjuka, förtidspensionerade / pensionerade människor. Medelåldern låg säkert på en 55 år. Befolkningen var dessutom väldigt homogen.

Idag är centrum levande, lekplatserna fulla med barn och befolkningen är heterogen. Det har skett ett generationsskifte och det har byggts en del bostadsrätter, och fler byggs i skrivande stund. Samtidigt drev Stockholmshem under åren 2011 – 2015 sin satsning Hållbara Hökarängen, bland annat lyfte…


”And what, Socrates,” Plato asks rhetorically in Protagoras, ”is the food of the soul? Surely, knowledge is the food of the soul.”

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Knowledge, yes, knowledge is indeed food for the soul. There is an old proverb saying that a ”house that has a library in it has a soul.” …


A short short story for your treat


I have just published a new short story – ”As You Walked Down The Aisle.” It’s a mix between fiction and science, with some magical / surreal features.

From the text:

“Time, such a strange thing. The clock ticks along marking time in discrete units as years pass by, dots on a line from then to now and further on, which is the stuff of stories and narratives and history, but the undercurrent of time takes no notice. No, the undercurrent of time takes no notice of history, nor of the stories we tell. The undercurrent of time takes its own path, on a road less travelled.

Science says time is an extension in space and science says space is warped. So, if time is an extension in space AND space is warped, then time is warped. Pure logic. Nothing special about that.”

Get it here: http://freewheelin.nu/en/e-books

Yvonne Martinsson

Writer / artist, PhD in English lit. Humanist.

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