Category Archives: Orust

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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 […]

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Hottest, driest summer ever

Well into our second week of vacation and we are experiencing the hottest and driest summer for a long time (maybe hottest, driest ever!). Wild forest fires are raging throughout Sweden. Water bombing planes from […]

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Building a house

First day of the vacation and a perfect day to put up a small cottage. Cooler weather, a light breeze and a lot of help from two well illustrated young men. We got the walls […]

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Summer arrives early

The warm weather that settled over the west coast of Sweden already in May continued well into June. Still a couple of months away from vacation, but with quite a few public holidays thrown in, […]

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Warm days in early May

Returned from Greensboro on the hottest day of the year. The mercury hit 27°C on the Wednesday afternoon as the plane landed at Landvetter airport. The flight was uneventful, just long and tedious as usual. […]

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Spring at last!

Been a long winter this year. Spring arrived two weeks later than normal according to the meteorologists but now it’s finally here. After our winter adventure in Tärnaby it actually felt as though spring took a […]