_________________________________________________________________________________What an amazing day! Thanks to the wonders of nature. My day began with a hike in Coldwater Canyon Park. It was just after sunrise and that in combination with the marvelous view was just magical. Then I went to Banning, east of Los Angeles, to work and got to experience the sunset in that incredibly beautiful and tranquil landscape. That too was absolutely magical!
_________________________________________________________________________________Finally back in LA after a loooong day's journey. My first flight was supposed to depart from Stockholm Arlanda Airport at 8:40 am, but was about 30 minutes delayed. But it didn't matter that much to me, because then I had six hours to kill at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, before my next flight to Chicago. I was very tired and wanted to just lay down to sleep somewhere, but I used my time well and worked instead. I got a lot of things done that I hadn't have time to do during my week in Stockholm. My next flight was a bit longer than the 50 minutes from Stockholm to Helsinki, so I had time to both sleep and watch ½ + 1 + ½ movie. First I watched the end of Spy, which I didn't have time to see before landing on my flight to Stockholm. Then a Japanese movie: Maestro. Beautiful! If you like music you should definitely watch it! Before landing in Chicago I had time to watch the first half of True Story. I hope I will be able to watch the rest on a flight in the near future. In Chicago everything went surprisingly fast and smoothly. No line to immigration and hardly and people before me at the security check, so I managed to be at my gate 10 minutes before boarding of my final flight of the day: Chicago - Los Angeles. About four hours of sleep later we landed at LAX and after another two hours I was home, 28 hours after my journey started on the bus to the airport in Stockholm.
___________________________________________________________________________Last night I attended the fall launch event at Scandinavian Kollektiv, which is a small lifestyle boutique at 8024 W. 3rd Street, CA 90048, owned by Susanne Karlsson. They have mainly women's wear, but also men's and children's wear, accessories and some home and kitchen items, everything designed by Scandinavian designers. Such a lovely boutique! Susanne is not only the owner, she also designs and makes her own clothing line with knit wear, but she told us yesterday that she's dreaming of opening a hotel and a restaurant. Her clothes are amazing, but I think she will be just as successful opening a restaurant. At the event we were served a fall drink and hors d'ouvres. Along with cookies made by Croft Alley at 8428 Melrose Place and cheese and crackers, Susanne had made her own seasoning of pecan and macadamia nuts + incredibly delicious (gluten free) small Swedish pancakes with salmon, crème fraiche and dill on top. They were out of this world! I got the recipe, so now I just need to get me a pancake pan...
___________________________________________________________________________Yesterday I and Maria visited the 7th LA Indie Film Festival. I love going to film festivals to watch movies from different countries and made by (at the moment) unknown filmmakers. It's so inspiring, refreshing in a way. And lucky me to be living in Los Angeles: there are around 300 (!) film festivals in LA every year. Yesterday's film, Proud Citizen, has been screened at several festivals around the world and has also won prizes. It's about a Bulgarian playwright who visits Kentucky to attend the premiere of her play. A very beautiful (and funny) movie about loneliness, friendship, love and parenthood. And horses. Learn more about the film on its website.
__________________________________________________________________________Today I have accomplished a lot! I started the day with a workout and then I made a visit to the bank before today's audition. Then directly to Mud Hen Tavern to have brunch with some fabulous friends. Amazing brunch! Marc works as a chef at the restaurant, so he knew exactly what to order. But not how much... So we over-ordered and rolled out more than full, happy and contended. After the brunch I made it to the memorial of an American director I worked with in Sweden, to subsequently go to see a movie and have a coffee with my dear friend Maria. Phew! What an eventful day. And furthermore: it rained a little bit! How about that?!
Efter två härliga månader i sommar-Sverige är jag nu äntligen tillbaka i Los Angeles. Och det är dessutom nästan exakt 3 år sedan jag packade så mycket jag fick plats med i en resväska och flyttade hit. Det är värt att fira! Med att börja blogga 🙂I den här bloggen kommer du få följa mitt liv som skådespelare i Los Angeles, med allt vad det innebär... Mycket nöje!
After an amazing summer in Sweden I'm finally back in Los Angeles! And it's also almost exactly 3 years since I packed my bags and moved here. It's worth celebrating! By starting a blog 🙂 In this blog you can follow my life as an actress in Los Angeles, with all that entails... Enjoy!