Category Archives: Bohuslän

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Finally the sun

Last weekend of November and finally the sun makes an appearance. When the clouds clear the temperature drops and it gets frosty. Friday night we head to Falkenberg for a Christmas dinner with Anna’s job […]

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No sun November

So far this November we have apparently had 10 hours of sunlight. Sounds a lot to me. Spend a normal November in Sweden and you will understand the Swedish Melancholy (“det stora vemodet”). It sucks […]

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A colourful weekend

It’s getting darker. It’s getting colder. Melancholia is a Swedish trait born of lack of daylight and long, cold winters. It’s overwhelming and there is no escape, no cure, no way to avoid it. The […]

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Autumn has arrived

First weekend in October was unusually cold. The whole week was cold. Even had overnight frost. Perfect weekend to head to Orust and the summer house. Light a fire and open a good bottle of […]

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Summer’s last breath

We pack the car and head to Orust after work on Friday. Been looking forward to this the whole week. Pick up some Thai in Stenungsund. We just make the ferry and arrive before dark. […]

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That was August

This years’ vacation ended mid-August but summer lingers on into September. Late summer thunderstorms gave rise to some amazing skies, including an incredible double rainbow. Cooper has grown and his personality is developing. He is […]

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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 […]