Category Archives: Bohuslän

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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 day with Cooper

No sleeping in with a puppy. Up at 6 am to go outside and do what needs to be done. No accidents during the night from what we could see. A glorious, sunny day so […]

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Glad to see some rain

The fabulous Easter weather continued into the working week. By Friday it was a sweltering 26°C. Life on the terrace is good. There’s a downside; everything is tinder dry and forest fires have started raging […]

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Easter weekend 2019

It’s Easter and we’re on Orust at the summer house and it’s… eh, summer! 20°C +, clear blue skies and fabulous sunshine. A little cold in the late evenings but we’ve sat outside wrapped in […]

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Back in the land of long shadows

Hard to believe it is only a week since we got back from summer, sun and carefree days at the beach. Days with friends and family on the other side of the planet. Back in […]

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First snow

The temperature dropped to more normal November levels this week. Drove to the summer house for some peace and quiet after a hectic week at work. A warm and crackling fire in the stove keeping […]

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November on Orust

First weekend in November. Halloween. Friday is cold and wet and the cloud cover so thick you can feel the weight of it. We escape to the summer house on Orust to sit infront of […]

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Autumn weekend

The leaves are turning. Summer is most definitively over for this year, and what a summer it was; hot, dry and every reason to worry, and every opportunity to enjoy.  We’re at the summer house. […]

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Hurricane Knud

A week after hurricane Florence hit North Carolina in the US, hurricane Knud rolled across Denmark and over the west coast of Sweden. For all the media hype it did not turn out to be […]

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Hot, dry summer continues

The unusual summer weather carried on regardless into August and the second half of our vacation. The mercury came close to hitting 35°C more than a couple of times. The vegetation dried up and turned […]