Flipboard is a fantastic little app that you can download for your smartphone or tablet. They have recently made the platform available online as well, and I recommend that you swing by and take a look. I’ve been using Flipboard for some time now, and have put together several digital magazines – one which I think might be especially of interest to the readers here at 2sweden4love.
As a writer and a voracious reader, Flipboard allows me to organize news, articles of interest, and resources for work in one place – I love that. You can create your own custom interest magazines and “flip” articles and images from anywhere on the web using their +flipit widget for your browser – create specialized topics for home, garden, news, technology, lifestyle … whatever suits your fancy. You can choose to make your magazines public or private.
I have created a magazine called “All Things Swedish”. It contains news from Sweden, design, art, architecture, food … all things Swedish. Join me over there and keep up to date on daily news events and culture.
I’ve created additional magazines too – The Writer’s Corner, Art and Design, Home Style, and Health and Mind. You can follow all my magazines here.
Writer/photographer Lisa Mikulski. Available for print or online publications and business in the Nordic region, Europe, and the U.S. Editorial, features, marketing copy, and public relations. Contact me here or at lisa @ 2sweden4love.com
I could spend days (maybe even weeks) writing in complete isolation. The whole stereotype of the writer working away in his or her cabin appeals to me – like Johnny Depp in The Secret Window, but without the crazy part. I have never found that being alone equals loneliness.
But, while many writers treasure their solitude, it is imperative that we understand and embrace the world around us. That’s one reason why it is important for writers to read. It’s not just reading for the content and the style of writers who have come before us, but to make our minds work – to give us pause on notions and ideas compiled by others. It’s also important that we have a firm grasp of current events happening in our world.
There are two industries that I have always enjoyed. I am what my family used to call a “news junkie”. And for many years I have been a writer for the arts. So it is my great pleasure to share with you two new venues where you will find my words.Read More»
Today I write to you from my new home away from home. The weather in Göteborg has been absolutely brilliant, so you must know that in order to pull me away from sunshine and spring weather, this new abode must be quite remarkable. It’s not my favorite coffee shop, or a writer’s corner tucked inside some cozy pub. It is Gothenburg’s new City Library, reopened last Wednesday with a five day celebration from April 23 – 27th.
Closed for a two year renovation period, the place is now filled with light, clean lines, and well laid out interior spaces. The architecture combines elements from the original structure with sleek modern embellishments. (More of my photos of the new library available here.) There are full length windows for the writer, reader, or dreamer to gaze out toward Götaplatsen’s busy avenue and cozy modern seating is ample. One can also take advantage of secluded areas nestled away for those who wish a bit of time to reflect or to simply take in the pages of a good book.Read More»