*My “Wild Strawberry Fields” and Regional Symbols – *New products

[gallery link="file" order="DESC" orderby="title"] New Oh So Swedish Products - *Limited Editions of Wooden Key Cabinets with Swedish Regional Symbols i.e plants & trees, boats etc from different counties of Sweden. First out is "Keys of Blekinge" - A Wooden Key Cabinet with an painted image with symbols of County of Blekinge, the Oak and the Boat, *Blekinge...

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De svenska Utvandrarna (The Swedish Emigrants) – A last glance back home before America

On the beautiful rose-clad hill at Näsviken, near the inlet port of Karlshamn - county of Blekinge, Sweden, stands a high statue of a couple ("The Emigration Monument"-  Axel Ohlsson 1959), ready for travel by ship to a new life in North America. The man stands steady and confident, facing the sea and ready to go but his wife turns her head, a last...

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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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