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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Travelling by train is something I do frequently. The distance between Göteborg on the west coast and the capital Stockholm on the east coast is about 450 km. Depending on the type of train it takes between three and five hours. I prefer going fast. […]
Jag önskar mina följare och andra bloggare en riktigt god jul. Varma hälsningar/ Nina With these pictures I wish all my fellow bloggers and followers a very merry christmas. I look forward to seeing you again. / Nina (Nääs is a castle, situated 30 kms […]