All posts filed under: Stockholm

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Summer evening

Sunset tonight, in the south of Stockholm. Not very warm, but a wonderful evening to go biking. Blackbirds, seagulls, pheasants… and a couple of hares.

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WPC: Enveloped

Whenever I have foreign visitors, I like to show the Stockholm Public Library, designed by Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund, inaugurated in 1928. According to Wikipedia, it was Sweden’s first public library to apply the principle of open shelves where visitors could access books without the […]

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Looking at art

At the museum of contemporary art in Stockholm; Moderna Museet, a big retrospective exhibition is going on. It is called “I Have Been to Hell and Back”.  The inspiring artistry of French-American Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)  – 105 works covering 70 years of creativity – is […]

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WPC: Intricate

Often when I pass the tangled thickets surrounding my neighborhood, I stop, fascinated by those intricate patterns and textures created by the growing plants. The greenery as well as the climate is different here in Stockholm – compared to Göteborg, on the west coast, where […]

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Homegrown

Strawberries and pepper are developing in our kitchen window these days. The peppers (red, green and yellow) are still only about two-three inches, and the strawberries are not very sweet, but it’s fun to see them grow.

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Pigeon asleep

A sleepy pigeon in the rain outside my window, today. This weather makes me tired, too. I read somewhere that “Yawning is your body’s way of saying 20% battery remaining.” Think I need a nap now…

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WPC: Afloat II

Another image, photographed last september in the centre of Stockholm (this city consists of many islands/ bridges), for this week’s photo challenge, afloat by WordPress.

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W P C: Blur

Last Saturday, thousands of football supporters marched towards the big arena, to take part in the kick off for this football season. Lots of noise, beer, fireworks and smoke. This week’s Photo Challenge theme from WordPress is blur.      

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