In the Words of Katarina

  • 0
In the Words of Katarina
Reviews and reflections by a Swedish woman of Ethiopian origin living in South Africa. Some posts are serious, others are not (you be the judge). One or two, not more, in Swedish. Text and photo by me if nothing else is indicated.
Website Social:

Latest Blog Posts »

  • Thank God, you were born white - Africa is a Country's #WhiteHistoryMonth 2 weeks ago On one of the last days of AIAC’s first #WhiteHistoryMonth, I found myself getting increasingly annoyed in the queue to board the last flight from Murtala Mohmammed International Airport, Lagos to Johannesburg. Behind me stood two South Africans, who were giggling and entertaining each other...
  • The darndest things 1 month ago I knew the name of the street my friend lives on and thought I’d recognise her house when I saw it so I didn’t bother to call and ask her for the exact address before heading to her place a recent Sunday afternoon. As it turned out I didn’t, and after having passed every house on the street...
  • Ondskans hypnotiska kraft 2 months ago "Jag lyssnade på min första radiodokumentär i början av 80-talet i Foskros, norr om Idre. Vi hade ingen TV i vår vinterstuga så om vi inte läste, åkte skidor eller spelade Monopol så var det radion som gällde.Den här dagen var jag ensam hemma och det var min tur att diska. Jag satte...
  • For thirty years a man, for twelve years a thing - 12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen (2013) 2 months ago I am one on whom providence Has worked its magic reversals.Behind me are silent storiesLike a storm. I have worn History round my neck like chains.(Extract from the poem Diallo's Testament by Ben Okri, 2013)Shorter version published by 'Africa is a Country' Steve McQueen’sthird feature 12 Years a...
  • When Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie met Sweden (incl. reactions) 2 months ago "Last Sunday the Göteborg International Film Festival and International Writers’ Stage Gothenburg co-hosted a conversation between Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Swedish film critic Jannike Åhlund (JÅ). It got weird quickly..." (Read the full post here)(Article published by... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

Copy and paste code to display the Featured Blog Badge:

Website Reviews » In the Words of Katarina has no reviews just yet

Unfortunately, no-one has been kind enough to leave a quick positive comment on this expat blog. Be the first!

Leave some love for this blog:

Do you think this blog has what it takes to be listed at the top of Expats in South Africa Blogs?
Please note: only positive or constructive comments will be published. Unnecessary, negative comments won't be published.
  • Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • RSS feed
  • Facebook

2382 Expat Blogs By Destination

Submit your blog for inclusion!

Recently Added Blogs

Blog posts just in!

  • Globetrotter Postcards (17 April)
  • An Array Of Thoughts (16 April)
  • Thimblerig's Ark (14 April)
  • A Mississippi Expat in Scotland (10 April)
  • Brunch in Barcelona (10 April)
  • Umea Adventures (09 April)
  • BIKE GANG! - Gone Surfing (09 April)
  • Little by Little (09 April)
  • A Swedish Expat living in New Zealand (07 April)
  • Not Your Average American (07 April)