Month: March 2014

Statues

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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Texture

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.

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Reflections

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 […]

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Pink

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 […]

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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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Inside

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 […]

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Tempting

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. […]

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