Anna Malm, short story
Anna Malm grew up in a small island, Stora Trappholmen, in Lake Sommen in the southern part of Sweden.
Boating and music were essential parts of life.
Anna’s first self-built boat The smallest kid is Anna Anna and her brother Svante
in their first sailing boat
She studied mathematics, chemistry and microbiology at the University of Uppsala and specialised in microbiology. She took part in a research project within the International Biological Program aiming at producing protein for human consumption from unicellular algae, and also worked as an assistant teacher in microbiology at the university.
When her husband Krister
Malm 1968 got a scholarship for his research project
in ethnomusicology to record traditional music in the Caribbean islands she
joined him on a small sailing yacht together with their 2 year old daughter Åsa. They visited around 30 islands during 8 months, ending
After returning to
The love for Trinidad steel band music resulted in starting Hot Pans steelband in 1984. Now the band is known as Stockholm Steelband. She has played with many steelbands in the Trinidad Panorama competition ( Merrytones, Birdsong, Icewater, Brimblers, Harvard Harps).
Anna retired in 2005 and is now sailing s/y Kaiso together with Krister. Her radio amateur signal is SAØACC. Mail adress: firstname.lastname@example.org