ÄNTLIGEN! At last! Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize! 

As I said at least five years ago:

Kazuo Ishiguro is one of the greatest authors of all time! He has been my undisputed favourite author for more than a decade, and he is worthy the prize for some of his works alone, like “The Remains of the Day”, “Never Let Me Go” and “The Buried Giant”!

I hope to meet him in person when he comes to Stockholm!

And yes, I already have his autograph!

Contemporary Martyrs for Christ (Graphic!)

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Eight of sixteen crucified Christian girls, at this particular place. From the Armenian Genocide.

Father Ragheed Ganni

Father Ragheed Ganni, 1972-2007

Northern Nigeria, school attack 2012

Chased by a mob, Egypt 2013.

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A murdered Christian man in Kenya with  a Bible placed on his back in order to mock Christ. (2014)

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Twenty-one Coptic Christians, killed February 2015

Father Jacques Hamel, 1930-2016

Egypt, 2017, about 50 church-attendees dead.

5910769b74589_AfghanPrienChristian630Germany 2017. An Afghan Christian woman stabbed to death, because of her conversion to Christianity.

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In my Shirtpocket, October 2017: Hero 616

At work as a physician I’m often in situations where I’m not comfortable using one of my 100+ $ pens. Then I reach for a Hero 616. One of the cheapest pens you can buy, but it is very reliable and writes with a precise thin line!

One of the reasons is of course that it is a copy of one of the best designs ever, the Parker “51”.  Can you identify which one is a Hero and which one is a genuine Parker “51”?

If you plan to buy a Hero 616s I would advice you to:

I. Be sure to buy a pen of the big size, also called Jumbo size.

II. The seller that I trust on Ebay is jewelrymathematics. He is selling genuine Heroes with free shipping.

 

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In my Shirtpocket August 2017: Sailor Professional Gear Slim (Sapporo) x 2

As my beloved wife borrowed my Pelikan M120N, (and refused to return it) ,  for editing musical scores, I picked up my Sapporos. Wow! I love the combination of a narrow but juicy line! See you in September! 

In my Shirtpocket, July 2017: Pelikan M200 Green Marbled with Richard Binder Italic Nib

Sometimes when one is thinking of friends, or pens, it is easy to forget those who always have been there for you, like this pen that I have been using daily at work for the last ten years. I’m using it for signing documents, and for writing fancy retirement- and birthday cards…

The ink is my choice for this summer:

J. Herbin “Vert Empire”

See you in August for another pen…

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