Mannequin Monday 8

Mannequin Monday heads to northern Europe this week and lands in Stockholm, Sweden’s Old Town, or Gamla Stan, where I spotted this hipster, a reminder of how brutal Scandinavian winters can be. Summers, too, apparently. If you’re new to this weekly series, you can and should catch up here. Enjoy and tell all your friends!… Continue reading Mannequin Monday 8

Happy Birthday, Raoul Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg Memorial, Stockholm, August 2012

Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish architect and diplomat who helped rescue tens of thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during World War II, would have been 101 today. Some are taken from us much too soon. Wallenbery was just 34 when he disappeared and was later reported to have died in a Soviet KGB prison on… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Raoul Wallenberg