Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Finnish style date cake

 Finnish style date cake - an old Christmas favourite of mine ... :-))


Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Celebrating Christmas in Finnish Viborg



Celebrating Christmas in Finnish Viborg (Viipuri) in the 1920s. At the time Viborg was the
second largest city in Finland and a thriving centre of culture.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Monday, 14 December 2015

Sunday, 22 November 2015

Winter is here

The view from my living room at 07.50 this morning:
 
 

The first snow

This was the view from my living  room at 5.30 this morning:
 
 

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Tsar Nicholas II and his son in 1905



This is a 1905 photograph of Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his son, Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich, born on 12 August 1904. Alexei perished with his parents and sisters in Yekaterinenburg in 1918.


Saturday, 14 November 2015

Monday, 2 November 2015

A South African Mastiff

This nice South African Mastiff I met yesterday while walking in the Pålsjö forest:
 

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Friday, 16 October 2015

Instructor and young riders in Hittarp

The Hittarp riders have very nice paths where to ride. I shot this image of young riders and their instructor late this afternoon:

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Tree Sparrows

These two Tree Sparrows looked nice in my garden yesterday morning:

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Monday, 12 October 2015

Pålsjö open-air swimming-baths in Helsingborg

This is one of my favourite recreational facilities in Helsingborg:
 
Detail of Pålsjö open-air swimming baths.

Wide angle picture of the open-air baths.

Friday, 25 September 2015

September surfing in the Sound

Last night the wind was good for surfing in the Sound:
 



 
 
 

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Mein Schiff 4 on its way to Gothenburg

The brand new Mein Schiff 4 looked great tonight on its way from Copenhagen to Gothenburg:
 
Note that they are showing a movie on a giant screen on the upper deck.
 

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The Hittarp horse riding club celebrated its 40th anniversary

Hittarps Ridklubb celebrated its 40th anniversary on August 22 with a great show in their new indoor riding arena:
 

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Thursday, 6 August 2015

The Europeade 2015 in Helsingborg

Helsingborg is now hosting the annual Europeade, which is the biggest folk culture festival in Europe. The aim of Europeade is to create European friendship though folk dance and music.

Here is a selection of dancers and musicians from the host country:












 
 
 

Friday, 31 July 2015

The PASSAGE street theatre festival in Helsingborg and Helsingør

From the PASSAGE street theatre festival:
 








 
PASSAGE is organized by Dunkers Kulturhus and Helsingør Teater. The festival is the greatest international and transnational street theatre festival in Northern Europe.
The artists in this picture are members of the Cuban  Danza Teatro Retazo group