January – Snow but beautiful weather (Arboga river)
February – In Sweden we have a tradition to eat “Semla” – it’s a ‘fastlagsbulle’ a traditional sweet roll made in various forms.
It consists of a cardamom-spiced wheat bun and is filled with a mix of the scooped-out bread crumbs, milk and almond paste, topped with whipped cream.
Mars – This is from the Swanlake ‘Tysslingen’ near Örebro, Sweden. Thousands of Swans (and other birds) gather every year.
April – This is form my hometown Arboga, the old part of town.
May – Fields of gold, the smell of summer…
June – In Sweden we celebrate our Nationalday in June (and midsummer also). The two pics above is from ‘Slottsskogen’ in Gothenburg…
… and this is from the Cactus exhibition in Gothenburg Botanical Garden.
July – I visited Smögen in July, a beautiful summertown. It’s located in the westcost area of Sweden.
August – I visited Gothenburg Culture festival with lot’s of music, art, food and events during one week. I also visited Vadstena which is an
old beautiful small town with monastery’s and a big famous castle. The pic above is from Vadstena.
September – I spend a lot of time in the woods in Västmanland and it was great!
October – I spend a lot of time taking pictures of the beautiful colorful nature!
November – Outside was grey and cold so I spend much time indoors painting and writing.
Above a flowerpot.
December – In december we had so much snow in Sweden. This pic is from Huskvarna.
Today I experimented with bokeh and this was the result. I want to learn more about it. Wishing you a Happy New Year!