Venetian Noir


In about an hour, I’m leaving Sweden for a short holiday in Italy. I’ll visit Venice, Florence, and Milan. Seen here is a photograph I took in Venice in January. It’s been turned into black-and-white to give that noir feel I love so much. It seems appropriate. There’s a certain sadness about Venice.

This diary will go silent for a week.

Sweden’s Latest Opinion Poll

With precisely four weeks to go before Swedes head to the ballot box, this gives a good indication of the election results.

Table shows figures from the latest opinion poll from Sifo.
Moderate Party20.3%
Liberal Party6.0%
Centre Party10.3%
Christian Democrats3.3%
Social Democrats25.8%
Left Party9.2%
Green Party5.6%
Sweden Democrats16.8%