All posts filed under: Göteborgs sträva charm

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Dreamy

Some weeks ago, in Gothenburg. A snapshot from the bus while the door opens and the ferry is arriving on the river. This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is dreamy. I thought this picture could fit.    

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WP Photo Challenge: Community

Some years ago, in Göteborg, Sweden. Students from a city secondary school competing with other schools in an annual soccer tournament. They were definitely a community – the theme of this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge.

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Let there be light

The days are so much shorter now. The little daylight that’s left is weak and disappears in the early afternoon, leaving many of us melancholic. The malls are crowded. We are devoting ourselves to intense shopping, trying to deny the darkness outdoors. In search of light and […]

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Travel theme: Sky

This week’s travel theme from Ailsa is sky.  My image is from Göteborg, where dramatic skies often are seen. From a 60 meter high column the famous statue “the sailor’s wife” (Ivar Johnsson, 1934) is looking towards the sea, waiting.

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Silent twilight walk

Late in November, early in the afternoon: a silent rubber sole walk in the Annedal area of Göteborg. Temperature was close to zero. The streets were empty. There was neither wind nor clouds, and the twilight was breathtaking. Apart from the complete silence (the lack […]

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From lines to patterns

September is warm and caressing this year, but the low sunlight indicates that autumn is here. It also reveals the formerly hidden lines outside my window. This week’s theme of the WordPress Photo Challenge is From Lines to Patterns.

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The vessel

Yet a wonderful afternoon by the river. The big ferries come and go. Fredrikshavn in Denmark is three hours away from Göteborg. To Kiel in Germany it takes a night. I read an interesting book and kept my feet wet – but felt no urge […]

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The river

It takes me about eight minutes on bike to get there. To the river, the bridge and the boats. The other evening there were people swimming, drinking, playing  – even some couples practicing their dance skills, to milongas from a portable sound system. I spent […]

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Soulstore Rosenlund

The music you hear in the speakers while you are sipping your caffé latte is for sale at the counter, and if you like the easychair or sofa you are seated in, you can buy that, too. Plus the book you were reading… The book- […]

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