Month: January 2014


I have no idea where it comes from or what it is called. It probably used to be an item for cd-storage. It belongs to a friend – who likes it. He even considers installing small red lamps in its eyes, to enable it to […]


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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January delight

January is long, colourless and cold, and there is normally very little money left after excessive christmas celebration. It is hardly the month for consumption or luxury. To receive an intensely coloured bouquet of flowers from a friend is a very happy treat.



The huge arena was completed and  inaugurated in july 2013, with a capacity of 40.000 spectators. It is situated very close to the city, in the suburb where I stay. I normally pass by it every day, either by bike or walking, feeling diminished. The […]



Window is the theme of this week’s WordPress photo challenge. During a journey through the centre of Sweden before christmas, I captured these images through the train’s dirty window. To see other contributors, please follow this link.


Editing a grey day

On my walk across the Skanstull’s Bridge the other day it was all foggy and humid, and totally grey. I was overwhelmed by the ambience; all colours were gone. The people looked small and lonely. I took a number of photos on the bridge. When […]


Flatfish for dinner

A couple of friends invited me and my partner to a dinner of lemon sole (and a few things more). The big fish was exquisite, perfectly baked in the oven. We’re all into Instagram, so I think I was excused when I picked up my […]