A heart of stone – The Swedish Granite, not a gem but rocking precious

                                  The Swedish Granite Stone Masonry in Bohuslän, along the west coast of Sweden. A rock hard craftmanshift, that builded roads, paths, steps, sculptures, jewellery & gravestones around Sweden. The simple yet beautiful texture and colours, a long lasting heritage of the Swedish  Stone Masonry, from the grey granit grave stone on Olof Palmes Grave to Sillen (the Herring) a sculpture...

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Celebrating the British Mother’s Day -Oh So Swedish Gifts

Why not treat MUM with something Swedish for Mothers Day or any day of the year? The Swedish "Mors Dag" is celebrated the last Sunday of May. A Swedish tradition for children is to go out and pick a bunch of Lilies of the Valley, give a handmade gift or to serve breakfast in bed, as a special treat.                   Here are...

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Sea View gone after Winter Storms and Tidal Highs

                            The pebbled beach pushed up high after months of stormy weather and sea surge waves. My view of the sea and end of the Pier almost blocked by a "wall" of pebbles. Lots of seaweed, seagulls and lovely sound of waves  reassures the closeness of the English Channel outside the studio....

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H-Day Sweden switch from left to right-hand traffic

Nostalgia Memories - almost 47 years since the Swedish traffic went right. The infrastructure change was pre-programmed by a variation of adverts and information to make it smooth. Some a bit more unsual and controversial than others; H-signs on underwear for women and even a schlager-song "Håll dig till höger Svensson" ("Keep to the right, Svensson") by the...

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