Entries by olle

The inverted pyramid disciplines your thinking

I have always thought of the inverted pyramid as an editorial technique which makes life simpler for both writer and editor—a pragmatic way to serve a front-loaded text to a reader who refuses to wait or concentrate. But then I stumbled over this excellent article by Chip Scanlan from the Poynter Institute where he writes: It’s […]

Kitten Covers, Batch 1: Low-Life by New Order and Pablo Honey by Radiohead

http://thekittencovers.tumblr.com/post/12151314451 Low-Life by New Order I was a great fan by Joy Division, but never really fell for New Order during their heyday. The music definitely has some atmosphere, but the song writing isn’t great on most of the tracks, nor is the singing. The use of melodica was a wonderful part of the song Your Silent Face from the album Power, Corruption & Lies, […]

Gävle den 28 januari 2016

Tack för en trevlig dag i Gävle! Lycka till med era texter och glöm inte att ta hjälp av (1) ordböckerna och (2) kollegerna när ni skriver! Mejla gärna olle@bergman.com om ni har frågor. O. Föreläsningsbilder 2016-01-28_lexicon_gavle Specialare från Lotten Användning av semikolon Interpunktion av punktlistor. Klarspråkslänkar Klarspråk – startsida Webbkurs: Att skriva bättre Kursmaterial: Skriva bättre på myndighet Klarspråkstestet Svarta […]

Copenhagen, January 21, 2016

Thank you for a great day in Copenhagen! Below you will find a pdf with the lecture slides as well as a motley but useful collection of links . Feel free to get in touch if you’re preparing a talk or have questions about your communication strategy. I strongly recommend liking the Crastina Facebook Page (read more below) as […]

The Kitten Covers – a musical journey

The Kitten Covers Tumblr blog presents legendary albums where the people of the original artwork has been replaced by kittens. As I thought the concept was genius, I decided to write short reviews of all these classic albums. The rules are simple: I have to listen through the entire album (but if a song disturbs me, I […]

Solna, 9 december 2015

Hi, biomed students! I know that you are having a busy time studying Molecular Medicine now before Christmas, but here is some stuff to have a look at before my lecture on Wednesday. I promise I will put in some extra effort to make it worthwhile to attend! Looking forward to see you all! O. olle@bergman.com LinkedIn […]

Reading, 4 November 2015

Thank you for attending my talk in Reading! Below you will find a pdf with the lecture slides as well as a motley but useful collection of links . Good luck with your studies, research, networking and communication! And don’t forget to keep in touch, e.g. by liking the Crastina Facebook Page. O. olle@bergman.com se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en @torbern […]

Gävle den 13 oktober 2015

Tack för en intressant bra kursdag i Gävle! Lycka till med skrivandet och kom ihåg: det går alltid lättare om man hjälps åt! Mejla gärna olle@bergman.com om ni har frågor. O. Specialare från Lotten Användning av semikolon Interpunktion av punktlistor. Klarspråkslänkar Klarspråk – startsida Webbkurs: Att skriva bättre Kursmaterial: Skriva bättre på myndighet Klarspråkstestet Svarta listan Språkrådgivning Exempel […]

Łódź [by Skype], October 21, 2015

Hi guys! Great to talk to you. I look forward to come to Łódź when I go exploring in Poland. I am currently reading a very interesting book which almost inspires me to take the next Wizz Air connection from Stockholm Skavsta to Warsaw. All the best! O. olle@bergman.com se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en @torbern instagram.com/generalblom Slides 2015-10-21_lodz Scientia Crastina If […]