Month: March 2014


About two years ago, I visited an exhibition at the Medelhavsmuséet (The Mediterrenean museum) in Stockholm. I was amazed by the strong, vibrant colours of those faces and bodies from ancient times. I learned that originally they were all painted – not white, as we […]

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For Cee’s Photo Challenge of the week; Texture, a collage of photos connected by accidental relation. The textures are different but there is a similarity in hue. The ceramic bowl is made by Swedish Eva Zethraeus.



At night, the dirty highway junctions look beautiful, light up and shimmering like metal. In spite of drizzle, biking towards home in solitude may be a pleasant sensation. The WordPress weekly photo challenge is Reflections. There are numerous posts containing reflections in this blog. To […]



In a grey world, pink may be a consolation. In times of worry or sadness, some soft, pink flowers make life brighter. Ailsa’s Travel Theme of the week is Pink. The image in the pink frame is a gift; it was generated by a short […]


Tulips and …?

There are always cut flowers in my mom’s home, no matter the season. This is a very recent bouquet. I know  tulips and I am familiar with the Latin name of these (Matthiola incana), but what are they called in English? Gillyflowers?

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This weekend I’m away from the hard drives containing all my photos and I will use a previously uploaded image for the week’s WordPress Photo Challenge: Inside. I discovered that joining the challenge before the weekend is over is a good way of meeting new […]



During a walk yesterday I found some strange plants. At first I thought the red bulbs under the old leaves were half burried fruits. A little further away there were two more developed plants. Their flesh pink folds looked somehow indecent on the dark soil. […]