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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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WP Photo Challenge: Achievement

Forty people performing an outdoor concert after weeks of rehearsal: Christmas carols with heavy snowfall and lots of enthusiasm. To me, that is an achievement – the theme of this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge. The photos were taken as I passed this wet and courageous […]

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A silent night

After a heavy snowfall, the environmental acoustics change remarkably. Suddenly, the sounds are soft or almost non-existing. My evening walk to the grocery store is dreamlike. On my way home I look for a hare or a deer in this fairy tale world, but all […]

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Snow ghosts

During a recent snowfall I spotted two little creatures placed along the pavement. I don’t know whether you are familiar with the Finnish artist Tove Jansson (1914-2001) or her Moomin characters, but these two looked like they had escaped from one of her books.

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December light

There is sunlight and a clear, blue sky in mid december, but only for an hour or two – which makes it precious. Eight days to go now, until the shortest day of the year. After that, light will return. Slowly.

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Snow and cupcakes

Premiere: Snow. Ongoing: darkness. New actor: slipperiness, temperature below zero. Time for a pre-christmas afternoon coffee party, inspired by the long december nights and the very first snow. I made some chocolate cupcakes and a white, traditional cheese cake (‘äggost’ in Swedish) with blackberries. There […]

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Skogskyrkogården/ The Woodland Cemetery

En promenad på Skogskyrkogården i södra Stockholm. Frånvaron av färger är nu total, vintern verkar oändlig. The Woodland Cemetery in the southern part of Stockholm is a Unesco World Heritage. “A cemetery that focuses on the process of mourning” It is a graveyard and a […]

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