Swedish Walpurgis Bonfires - A sparkling Goodbye to the long winter and glowing flames of Welcome to the much-longed for Spring. The Swedes on high spirits when celebrating the end of the dark season, last day of April with bonfires, fireworks and choirs singing spring songs. Listen – “Vintern Rasat Ut” Walpurgis singing in Umeå, “the city of … Continue reading
Wood, Tiles and Birches - New wall and floor surfaces ready and trees up. Next step: a wood staining colour on the walls and paint on the “Swedish Hut” . Suitable Song to accompany the remaining paint brush work: “Björkens Visa” (“The Birch Song”) with Björn Ulveaus(ABBA) and the Hootenanny Singers Suitable Swedish proverb: “Jag kan inte se … Continue reading
The night of culture, “Kulturnatt Stockholm” April 21st. And the Globe (Globen) will shimmering in Purple. Lots of Cultural Free Events all over the city. http://www.facebook.com/kulturnattsthlm The White Globe at Johanneshov, Stockholm has previous been illuminated in various colours. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ericsson_Globe Purple is certainly the colour of April! New inspiration and ideas, ..A Purple Moose, why not?
Stockholms Tunnelbana, The Tube in Stockholm is the worlds longest Art Exhibition, 110 km of Art at 90 of the 100 Tube Stations . http://www2.sl.se/kultur/konstflash/tom.htm In English: http://sl.se/en/Visitor/Art-guide/Art-and-architecture/ To add to excitement, take a trip with The Ghost Train”Silverpilen” (* The Silver-Arrow). The urban myth;When you board the train at night and … Continue reading
Sunday April the 15th. Lots of Brighton Marathon runners on their way to Finish, on Madeira Drive. Just below on the Lower Promenade, the building work continues in the Oh So Swedish Studio. Wooden walls up and studio floor soon ready with bright tiles. Soon reaching the FINISH with big steps!
Pride comes before a fall. Sail vs Steam and 284 years between the sinking of RMS Titanic vs The Vasa Ship, both on their maiden voyages. Salut and glory! The Swedish battleship Vasa went to the bottom, fully rigged and gun ports opened on her maiden voyage, just after 1300 m in Stockholm. The … Continue reading
Swim, walk, bike and enjoy Urban City Life in the Capital of Sweden. City Life and Urbanisation – More Swedes move from the countryside to the big cities of Sweden. Luckily, Stockholm built on 14 islands can offer lots of seafront & green oasis, parks and wild nature, close to the City, like Långholmen, Hagaparken, Brunsviken, Årstaviken … Continue reading
Shaping a touch of Sweden in the Oh So Swedish Seafront Studio. From an empty “shell” to an interior with a bit of Swedish & Nordic feeling with wooden walls, spotlights and a brighter floor. Busy and exciting days! Happy Easter and Glad Påsk!
Wish you all a very Happy Easter & *Glad Påsk (Swedish). Maundy Thursday (* Swedish: Skärtorsdag) and traditional Easter Witches’ Broom Stick Ride to Blåkulla. Departure in the dusk and kids dressed like Easter Witches can been seen everywhere in Sweden. See photo top right, of me (right … Continue reading