Sunday, December 21, 2014
Sorry about the poor quality of the pictures, tried 2 different aps, but it didn't help, I guess it's what to expect on the shortest day of the year with very little light. But we're heading towards lighter days from today onwards. Which is good because I managed to drop a coin down the inside of my washing machine yesterday, shatter a big glass plate all over my freshly washed dishes and slip over on the way to the shops!
But it was still a good day, I discovered where my washing machine had hidden it's filter, the dinner plates are extra clean and I spent the evening ice-skating with the girls and didn't fall once :)
Love and seasons greetings to you all.
We're now off to the backwoods
Posted by Nea at 11:04 am
Thursday, December 11, 2014
490 grades done! Got up at 4am every morning the last few days to finish them, but all done for now.
Tomorrow's Lucia, so I get to lie in till 5.30. Normally I get up at 5.45 as lessons start at 8am, but to prepare for Lucia we need a bit more time. Strawbs is taking part tomorrow, so we spent the evening ironing her dress... I didn't even know we had an iron. Fortunately she's not Lucia, just one of Lucia's followers. Poor Lucia has to wear real candles in her hair and not only are they very heavy, but the candle wax that drips down is hot. Fingers crossed no one gets burnt, just to be on the safe side there's always a few buckets of water close at hand. Fingers crossed we won't need them.
Posted by Nea at 10:30 pm
Sunday, October 05, 2014
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Thursday, May 01, 2014
On the last day of April, Spring is traditionally "sung in", here in Sweden. A male voice choir stood on the steps of the old artillery regiment yesterday evening and braved the last of the April showers. It started with hail and then turned into heavy snowfall with a biting wind that caught up the black party tent to the left of the choir and blew it into them. None of which stopped these valiant Vikings from giving it their all from the first song below to the final song in the link.
Posted by Nea at 5:44 pm
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Friday, March 07, 2014
For the Autumn half term, at the end of October we headed south as far as we could. We needed a break after a long summer of sorting and clearing that was thrown to the wind when our house was broken into and trashed. Here are a couple of shots of the far south of Sweden.
Posted by Nea at 5:12 pm