Archive for July, 2007

A long and winding tour

Friday, July 27th, 2007

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The cold baths in Varberg

We left Stockholm on a sunny Sunday morning – except for two sunsets, all the sun we have seen on this trip south. It feels a bit like a wet whirlwind. Two nights with friends in idyllic Br√∂sarps Backar, one night in Malm√∂, one in Copenhagen, one in Varberg. However lovely, no place is at its best in driving rain… Now we have landed in √Öm√•l, famous for the film “Fucking √Öm√•l” which had to be retitled for other parts of the world. A pretty little town on the lake V√§nern. But it is raining… I am here to read during the book festival Bokdagarna i Dalsland. (more…)

Winter in Ponsonby

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

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Calla lily, Ponsonby July 2007

I walked through the backstreets of Ponsonby yesterday. It was my favourite time of day, just before sunset. It had rained earlier in the day, but a hesitant sun had come out at the last minute. (more…)