Trottoarpratare (* Side walk speaker) – Funny Swedish Words

Trottoarpratare/Gatupratare (* Pavement speaker/Street  speaker)- An A-Board on the side walk to direct passers-by to pop into the shop. Also called "The Ambassador of the shop". Hopefully the Oh So Swedish's *Trottoarpratare on The Brighton Riviera will attract visitors into the Seafront studio. Sven-Arne , The Swedish Moose on the A-board (WeezaGraphics) will be a great Ambassador for...

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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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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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Brighton Marathon & A big leap of the shaping of Oh So Swedish Seafront Studio 2

      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![gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="6" orderby="title"]...

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