Sakura ~ Cherryblossom in Kungsträdgården

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Last Saturday it was Sakura – Körsbärsblommans dag – blooming cherry blossom trees in Kungsträdgården, Stockholm. It was very beautiful and I enjoyed this event where many people gathered.  Here are some photos from that day.

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the Year 2012 in photos

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January – Snow but beautiful weather (Arboga river)

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FebruaryIn 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.

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Mars – This is from the Swanlake ‘Tysslingen’ near Örebro, Sweden. Thousands of Swans (and other birds) gather every year.

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April – This is form my hometown Arboga, the old part of town.

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MayFields of gold, the smell of summer…

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June – In Sweden we celebrate our Nationalday in June (and midsummer also). The two pics above is from ‘Slottsskogen’ in Gothenburg…

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… and this is from the Cactus exhibition in Gothenburg Botanical Garden.

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JulyI visited Smögen in July, a beautiful summertown. It’s located in the westcost area of Sweden.

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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.

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September – I spend a lot of time in the woods in Västmanland and it was great!

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October – I spend a lot of time taking pictures of the beautiful colorful nature!

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November – Outside was grey and cold so I spend much time indoors painting and writing.
Above a flowerpot.

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December – In december we had so much snow in Sweden. This pic is from Huskvarna.