All posts tagged: vinter


A hint of spring in mid january. My walk along the river didn’t last for long – it was cold –  but that light made my day. Twilight in Gothenburg, after a day with southerly gale and dramatic clouds.


Cold afternoon walk

It was a lovely winter’s day. Only a few degrees below zero, no wind and a clear sky. I made a long walk around the ‘new’ district of Hammarby sjöstad. The area was almost deserted, there were only a few parents and toddlers, playing in […]



Another word I had to look up… Descent, the theme of this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge. (På svenska: bl a sluttning, nedförsbacke, nedför.) As usual, there are plenty of ways to interpret the weekly theme. The photo was taken on a cold  winter’s day, years […]



The past week meant vacation for many children in Sweden, and Stockholm was filled with visiting families. The city is often considered beautiful, but in fact, one of the of the first impressions when you step out of the Stockholm Central Station is an overwhelming […]


A silent night

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 […]


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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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 […]