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WPC: Shadowed

Late september at a café in Stockholm: the season’s last real outdoor-coffee. I captured a leftover drinking glass on a pillar while waiting for a friend. The glass was shining brightly, but I think the background plays an equally important role in these photos. The […]

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By metro

There are times when I prefer to go by metro. If the weather is too windy, too wet, or too cold – or if I’m dressed in a way that’s less practical. It all occurs frequently during winter. From a particular spot where three bridges […]

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Cold afternoon walk

It was a lovely winter’s day. Only a few degrees below zero, no wind and a clear sky. I made a long walk around the ‘new’ district of Hammarby sjöstad. The area was almost deserted, there were only a few parents and toddlers, playing in […]

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A singer-songwriter

At a unique and very small venue in Stockholm; the Folklore Center, I listened to a singer-songwriter from Gothenburg playing his songs. The place is run by Mr Izzy Young, a former New Yorker who, despite his name, is 85+. Torgny Sjöstedt, the artist, writes […]

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Snowfall

From my point of view, this winter’s first snowfall started yesterday afternoon. Big, soft snow flakes suddenly filled the air and made the kids on the street laugh. Around midnight, when I returned home, all was quiet, cold and dreamlike.

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A block of flats

Nearly every day I pass by this monumental block of flats with its sharp balconies. I never noticed any life behind the curtains. The heavy architecture is a reminder of the 1970’s. The high-rise behind, completed in 1957, is an insurance company. It is still […]

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WP Photo Challenge: Converge

I went for an afternoon walk in the neighborhood. Weather was ice cold and foggy. (Because of the lack of contrast, most of my photos later turned out to be very dull.) The cemetery was quiet and abandoned, but surprisingly green in spite of the […]

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