Naively asking for a company car

I was envious of the five men with whom I shared the anonymous landscape office at the Volvo car dealership in Helsinki in August 1981. They all drove fancy four door company cars. I did not have any car. That was typical for all new graduates in Finland. Cars were expensive. The good public transportation system was … Continue reading Naively asking for a company car

Movie captain promoting Minimalism

Three years ago I had an opportunity to spend a couple of months in Scottsdale, Arizona. It is a posh place with many architect-designed homes, elegant hotels and exclusive shopping malls. Coming from modest Denmark, the number of well dressed, mainly middle-aged and older women with perfect make-up and hairdos attracted my attention. Soon the … Continue reading Movie captain promoting Minimalism