Welcome to my new show…

FOCUS ON!

One World.

One People.

One Future.

Episodes of Focus On!, originally broadcast on Voice of Vashon (KVSH 101.9 FM) are now available for download or subscription as podcasts.

Icelandic, Dutch, and Danish guests will appear on this page… scroll down and enjoy!

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Bruno Kaufmann Interview – FOC009

Bruno Kaufmann Interview – FOC009

Bruno Kaufmann is a trained political scientist, conflict researcher and journalist. He is member of the city government of Falun/Sweden, where he chairs the Democracy Council and Election Commission in Sweden [falun.se/democracy]. In 2001 Bruno Kaufmann became the...

Vivian Toft Interview – FOC008

Vivian Toft Interview – FOC008

“My husband and I are Brits living in southern Sweden. We have two grown children. I was a civil servant and then a teacher, teaching age groups from pre-school through to 18 years. After we retired, my husband and I moved to Sweden in 2012. We wanted a...

David Zepernick Interview – FOC007

David Zepernick Interview – FOC007

44-year old Dane with roots in Denmark, Germany and the slightly more exotic Nigerian Yoruba people. Father of three children aged 7, 11 and 16. Candidate for the Social-Liberal Party (center left) in the municipality of Frederiksberg at the upcoming local election in...

Katrin Oddsdottir Interview – FOC006

Katrin Oddsdottir Interview – FOC006

  Katrin Oddsdóttir was one of the twenty-five elected members of the Constitution Council of Iceland, which drafted a new constitution for the country in 2011. The process of the Council has been recognized worldwide for its emphasis on democratic methods and...

Bergrun Iris Interview – FOC004

Bergrun Iris Interview – FOC004

Illustrator, journalist and author. Bergrún has illustrated over 25 children’s books and has been awarded for her books as both author and illustrator. She resides by the sea in Hafnarfjörður near Reykjavík, Iceland with her husband, two young sons and a three legged...

Oktavia Jonsdottir Interview – FOC003

Oktavia Jonsdottir Interview – FOC003

Oktavia Jonsdottir is an independent advisor in the fields of integrated and holistic safety practices for individuals and organizations. She designed and directed the SAFE initiative providing integrated training, emergency assistance and risk mitigation plans in...

Jóhannes Benediktsson Interview – FOC002

Jóhannes Benediktsson Interview – FOC002

Jóhannes Benediktsson was born in Florida in the year 1980. He runs a publishing company in Iceland and is the editor of the in-flight magazine Sky. He has also been running a private school since 2003 preparing students for medicine study. Jóhannes is on a few...

Hildur Knútsdóttir Interview – FOC001

Hildur Knútsdóttir Interview – FOC001

Hildur writes for children and adults alike. Her first novel, Sláttur, was published in 2011. Her newest work is the horror fiction duology Vetrarfrí and Vetrarhö rkur, published in fall 2016. Hildur was awarded Fjöruverðlaunin, the Women’s Literature Prize...