Rabbits, Rabbits, Rabbits (*Kaniner/ Swedish) – Swedes should eat eat more rabbits!

Kaniner, Kaniner, Kaniner: I have been watching so many of these cute furry friends from my window in Kaninlunden *The Rabbit Grove, Stockholm, never thought of eating them, though?   However, certainly better to eat them than to burn them to keep the Swedes warm. See article about the Rabbit cull and  using them as fuel : http://www.thelocal.se/22610/20091012/ ”We need...

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Diversity in Sweden – A Salute to the Sami National Day 6th of February

                Sami culture and designs - The Sami National Day mark the day of the first Sami conference 1917 in Trondheim, Norway. The Sami People lives in four countries  with a population of around 80 000 (20 000 in Sweden).  http://www.thelocal.se/38956/20120206/ Great Sami Designs for colder days, see Karin Vasara's Designs http://www.karinvasara.com/27.html...

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2012 – 100 Year Anniversary of 1912 ‘s “The Sunshine Olympics” in Stockholm

                  The London Olympics coincide with the Stockholm Anniversary - 100 year since  The 1912  "Sunshine Olympics" . The Calender is packed with interesting activities, both sport and other cultural events in the Capital of Sweden! See Link http://arenastockholm2012.se/om-aret-1912/aren-kring-os-blev-stockholm-en-storstad/#translate    ...

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“We are family” – Seven Sisters OhSoswedish Family Bags!

 [gallery order="DESC" columns="2"]    Picture: The beautiful chalk cliffs of Seven Sisters, East Sussex, http://www.sevensisters.org.uk/  Amanda, Greta, Kajsa-Lisa, Marianne, Moira, Victoria and Zizzi - Seven Smart Reusable Shopping Bags in Canvas!   "We are family" Listen to Sister Sledge famous on  YouTube video from 1979  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8lEhb9Hotk&feature=related...

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Artists & Agitators – Carl and Fabian (Dacke)

More sculptural art by Carl Eldh (1873 - 1954), A bust of the socialist politician and agitator Fabian Månsson from Belkinge, south of Sweden. Famous for his exclamation : ”Jag skulle bli slaf! Nej, så djäflar anamma!” [Would I be a slave? Never, damn it!] wrote Fabian Månsson in his famous poem ”Stridssång” 1903 [Song of battle].   Read more on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabian_M%C3%A5nsson    ...

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Hall of Fame – “Welcome to my home town” Stockholm Arlanda Airport

          Welcome to Stockholm! 100 billboard pictures of famous faces greet you when arriving at Arlanda Airport; ABBA, Bjorn Borg, The King & Queen of Sweden, Greta Garbo etc. Maybe a good idea for other International Airports  or  Central Train Stations?   "The Stockholm Hall of Fame was established in 2005 as part of an effort to make Stockholm Arlanda Airport more welcoming. Stockholm...

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Pretty Pink – A Softer Shade of Pink with Geraniums & Spring Berets

            At last, approaching the end of January. Discover some light in the end of the tunnel of the Winter Gloom. What could be better than some new craft ideas, like knitting a Pale Pink Beret for the approaching Spring. And to weave floral plans for the garden with new fresh plants & pots. A great plant is the  Swedish Geranium "Mårbacka" with pretty...

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ABBA City Walk Stockholm

 Nostalgia : From 1974 Brighton Dome; ABBA's Success with Waterloo to 2012 ABBA City Walks in Stockholm. "London has Beatles tours, New York has Sex and the City tours, and now the Stockholm City Museum is proud to present ABBA City Walk, a walk through the city where Abba lived and worked!"    ...

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