Category Archives: Photography

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A rare appearance

After a miserably wet Saturday we wake up Sunday morning at the summer house to a cold but beautifully sunny day. Starved of sunlight and vitamin D we decide to take Cooper on a walk […]

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Dog weather

To be honest I am actually writing this long after the fact. This was a few weeks back, a Sunday in mid January, the 12th to be exact. Had some issues with my image uploading […]

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Vegas, Sarakka and Cooper

The last day of this Christmas/New Year break was rainy and grey so we decided to put some colour into it by visiting Marita and Mattias and their Bernese Mountain Dogs in Svenljunga. We took […]

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Even greyer…

Sunday the 29th of December 2019 turned out to be even greyer and duller than Saturday the 28th. A thick mist of atomized water droplets hung in the air killing any semblance of daylight. It […]

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Cooper and I

Another weekend at the summer house. This time it’s just me and Cooper. It’s dark and raining when we arrive on Friday evening but soon we have a fire burning and it gets warm and […]

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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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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 […]