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Little runner

Baby_trainersLilleLyngstad has had an extremely busy couple of weeks. He or she never seems short of energy to expend these days (might it have to do with mother’s heroic calorie intake?) and tends to move about non-stop for hours on end. Favoured moves right now are jogging, spinning and “let’s jump/float up to the other end of the womb while throwing punches indiscriminatorily.

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Michael JordanAmerica is currently the only global superpower and undoubtedly the main driving force of globalisation – the process through which people all over the world supposedly become members of a “shared community”. An incredible number of global icons (Micheal Jordan, Bill Gates, 50cents, Brad Pitt, Will Smith) brands (Coca Cola, Microsoft, Nike), celebrities (Britney Spears, Paris Hilton [the one who thinks West Africa is a great country]), film makers (Martin Scorcese, Steven Spielberg) are American. Then, of course, there’s MTV and American Idol…

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Taco BellHaving McDonalds and Taco Bell as your next door neighbours is the ultimate test of restraint, stoicism and self-discipline.

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Bjorn in the USA

Bruce Springsteen What better way for Bjorn to celebrate his new-won green card-status than to have the boss of all bosses, the capo of masters, the sjef of chiefs, the bwana of all top dogs, Mr Bruce Springsteen, sing Bjorn in the USA? (more…)

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The Legal Immigrant

Bjørn is feeling green having just completed the all-important interview with the American immigration authorities. (more…)

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