All Childrens Flower – The Swedish May Flower since 1907

A May Flower in July - Swedish children have been selling May Flowers in different colours since 1907. The May Flower charity founded by Beda Hallberg - Gothenburgh, has been fighting Child Poverty more than a century, including organising summer camps for kids in Sweden at  the Island of Galtarö. I wish all Children a  lovely and fun Summer with this popular song:...

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Swedish Midsummer – A Swedish Tradition in a mixed mood of joy & melancholy

Post Swedish Midsummer Eve reflections; Hope everyone had a great Midsummer Eve in Sweden. An outdoor tradition in Sweden around Summer Solstice with lots of joyful celebrations; Picking leaves & flowers to dress and rise the Maypole with following "Little Frogs Dancing",  Midsummer Smörgåsbord al Fresco  &  *Schnapps songs with the  little *Nubbens i.e  Aquavits. Along with the...

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A Swedish Cottage on the Brighton Riviera – Studio progress 5

[gallery link="file" columns="5" orderby="title"] A fresh Nordic Breeze on the hot Brighton Riviera - Oh So Swedish Studio and Workshop, almost ready  with unique and quirky handmade crafts up for display. Welcome in to the "Swedish Cottage"! Enjoy pictures to a mix of  " Ingrid Lilla" and other popular songs by  the national poet Evart Taube.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpi-vV2gH4g&feature=relmfu...

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Blue Happy Feelings & Studio Progress 4

Newly painted blue walls at the Oh So Swedish Seafront Studio. Enjoy the pictures of the[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="5" orderby="title"] "Gossamer Blue" Walls  to the tunes of  Tomas Ledin's " Dina färger var blå" (Your colours were blue). Happy Swedish Guys splashing around in the Swedish Archipelago blue waters, and with a chilled Pripps Blå (Swedish Lager)!  ...

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Warning for Moose in Brighton! Swedish Woodcraft and more at Open Art House 2012

                                    Be aware! Swedish Moose Sven-Arne & friends on the loose during the Festive Month of May 2012. Present whereabouts thought to be up and  around Albion Hill, Hanover. Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts  at  Open Art Houses  at  Albion Hill/Hanover Trail, Brighton. Starts tomorrow Saturday the 5th of May and all weekends of May 2012. Opening...

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Bonfires everywhere -Walpurgis Night in Sweden (Valborgsmässoafton)

    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 the Birches"  ...

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Wood, Tiles and Birches – Studio Interior Building Work 3

[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="5" orderby="title"] 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...

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