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Summer evening

Sunset tonight, in the south of Stockholm. Not very warm, but a wonderful evening to go biking. Blackbirds, seagulls, pheasants… and a couple of hares.

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Dandelion Dinner

On the very cold, wet and short walk I made today I was happy to spot two green finches eating dandelion buds. Their camouflage colour made them difficult to distinguish from the background. Shot from a long distance, the photos look like a bit printed […]

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WPC: Serenity

Serenity: “the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled…” I don’t believe sea turtles are especially peaceful – nor untroubled. They have their turtle life to live (which can last for up to 50 years.) But they LOOK calm and peaceful. For this week’s WordPress […]

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Basement fish

A visit at Sweden’s largest aquarium store surprised me. In the basement of an ordinary block of flats in a suburb there was an impressive, crowded underwater world, run by very committed people. ( They have a comic strip of their own..! ) While my […]

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Dolphins, Wednesday

I’m in Turkey again. Back on the sailing yacht outside the Lycean coast, which is wonderful! Before leaving Stockholm, I had a busy time. Now I’m finally on vacation, and will be for some time. I will try to share some impressions during the trip. […]

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Folded/ unfolded (contrast)

For this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge “Contrast” I picked a few images from last weekend. Some deer relaxing on a cool sunday afternoon, when hardly anyone visited the small zoo. All was peace and quiet, except for a peacock’s yelling in the background. The deer […]

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Hare, thursday

“A swift, timid, long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes”.  A hare: This individual was seen today, in the suburb where I stay – close to the road where I […]

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