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Almost over…

It’s Wednesday, the middle of the final full week of summer vacation for 2019. Anna is back at work and it’s just me and Cooper out here at the summer house. The weather is not […]

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Pilane sculpture park

Well into the second half of the vacation we decided to visit Pilane sculpture park on the island of Tjörn, just south of our island of Orust. Find details about Pilane here. We started early […]

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Another lazy day

A crazy thunderstorm raged over us yesterday afternoon. Brought 15 mm of rain in about 30 minutes. No flooding and no damage where we are. The temperature dropped about 12 degrees and it cleared the […]

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A day at nabbarna

Some warm weather is drifting north from the continent. It’s been hot and causing calamity in several countries. It’s breaking records and it is ne of the consequences of Climate Change that scientists are warning […]

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Rainy Sunday

Yesterday was a beautiful summer day. Warm, still and perfect for the beach (if that’s what you can call the granite rock we sunbathe on and swim from). A holiday type of day. Woke up […]

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A quiet week

Just the way I wanted my first week of summer vacation; peaceful and quiet. But, we are not sleeping the days away. Cooper gets us up early. Around 6:30 – 7:00 he want to go […]

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Vacation!

Mid July to mid August is vacation time and the Swedes flee the cities to the countryside. On the water, in the forests or on the mountains they commune with nature for a month, or […]

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Summer in Sannegården

Anna and Cooper came home from puppy class and after his bowl of “nammi” (dog pellets) we took a walk around Sannegården and Lindholmens odlarförening (Lindholmen’s allotment association). It’s early July, the sun is shining […]

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Last week before it turns

Next Friday is Midsummers Eve and Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, with respect ot daylight. From then on the days get shorter again before plummeting us into winter darkness some time in […]

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First full week with Cooper

Cooper has been with us for just over a week now and it feels like we are starting to get to know each other. There are fewer accident indoor but it’s easier to take him […]