Music inspiration

November

Want to learn a Swedish word? November is november in Swedish too 🙂 so now you know a Swedish word! Here's a November song for you by the Swedish artist Laleh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D71s33bSP7c Have a good November start to you all 🙂 Anna

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Music inspiration, Pastel paintings

Swedish Fika

What can I say. We are a bun and cookie loving people who thinks a Swedish Fika can make world peace. All it takes is coffee some tea and lots of buns and cookies 😉 Just watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRIeytEXGhQ Anna

Blogging, Challenges, Digital paintings, Music inspiration

Hey yesterday I was six years old!

Can you believe it? It's been six year since some of us first met here at our nice kittle blog corner of the world. Then we have became a huge number of friends here. It's so nice to see you all here. I wish I could hang out here more often visiting your blogs. I… Continue reading Hey yesterday I was six years old!

Digital paintings, Music inspiration, Pastel paintings

Walpurgis Night Valborg

Today we celebrate Walpurgis night in Sweden. Ancient tradtion as far as I know. I made a rockpainting of a fire and some singers in white student hats. This video show a very common kind of celebration. A big fire and student singers that sing songs welcoming the Spring. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zj10eGkbsds This is the Swedish lyrics… Continue reading Walpurgis Night Valborg

Music inspiration

Friday fun 

When I need something to make me smile I sometimes think of the music from Avenue Q. I missed the musical when it was set up in a Swedish theatre. But now I found a nice english version on youtube. Haven't seen the whole show yet, but I will in time. The lyrics takes me… Continue reading Friday fun 

Music inspiration, Reblogs

Knossos by swo8 Blues Jazz from the album Efharisto in iTunes

How about some nice music and a trip to ancient Greece? Hop over to Leslies blog and leave comments in the original post. I think the music and the ancient art makes perfect combination/Anna

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Back to Greece for an excursion into the amazing historical site of Knossos on the Island of Crete. 3:22 min.

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Music inspiration, Nature miracles, Photographs

Till min syster – For my sister

Kvällens luft innehåller löfte om vårens ankomst. Vårluften har en speciell atmosfär och jag kommer då alltid att tänka på min favoritsång om våren. Dan Anderssons Till min syster. The air to night promise Spring soon. It's a special atmosphere in that Spring air at night. I always come to think about my favorite song… Continue reading Till min syster – For my sister

Music inspiration, Reblogs, Trosa förbifart/Infart Västra

Getting No Where Fast by swo8 Blues Jazz from the album Osaka Time in iTunes

I agree with Leslie. We need to find another way to transport ourselves and things in the future. We don’t want it like this, or do we? Visit original post for comments/Anna

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I had to go to the inner city today and was caught up in the proverbial traffic jam. Of course this song came to mind. I’ve been in traffic jams in China, India, Paris, Tunisia, Greece, Italy,  Boston and all over Canada (just to name a few). You would think with all the tecnology we have we would have solved one of the most basic problems of today. Well we haven’t and it is just getting worse. This is a universal problem. Self driving cars aren’t the answer. We need to teleport. So here is my song dedicated to traffic jams. 1:40 min.

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amigurumis, Music inspiration

I smell trouble – Jag anar trubbel

Do you know what happens when Chip'n'Dale, in Swedish Piff och Puff, comes near a Christmas tree? If you don't, watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzyhYi-YE3M This lovely old cartoon is on Swedish television every Christmas Eve and I never get tired of it. If you want to crotchet these little friends you find a free pattern here.… Continue reading I smell trouble – Jag anar trubbel

drawings, Music inspiration

December 13 2017 S:t Lucy’s day in Sweden

Today Sweden celebrate an old tradition called S:t Lucy's Day. In Swedish Lucia Day. The celebration can be like this Luciamorgon i Kungsholms kyrka https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLycexat2xk Or in a very small version, but the same songs https://www.oppetarkiv.se/video/1613521/trolltider-sasong-1-avsnitt-13-av-24 This is from a Swedish TV advent calendar in the 80's.  Besides the singing the saffron buns and gingerbread… Continue reading December 13 2017 S:t Lucy’s day in Sweden

Digital paintings, drawings, Music inspiration

December 5 2017 baking ginger bread snaps

This is my way of baking ginger bread snaps. I don't get hungry when baking 🙂 Så här bakar jag pepparkakor. Mycket av degen försvinner direkt utan att passera plåt och ugn 🙂 One Swedish Christmas song is about three ginger bread men. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWpOPGViXbo Have a nice day 🙂 Anna

Challenges, Digital paintings, drawings, Music inspiration

December 4 2017 my favourite things

The list of things I wanna do is longer, but these are a few of my favourite things to do this time of year. So between the must do things I go to this list. My concern right now is what to do with this yarn and fabrics. I want to find out something nice… Continue reading December 4 2017 my favourite things

Digital paintings, drawings, Music inspiration, Reblogs

December 3 a good 1st advent

I hope you all are having a great Sunday. I had a good day this first advent. Just look at the drawing. I did many little things today, so I'm happy with this day. Here's the painting that I never seems to finish. It's been an ongoing project for many years. Leslies post about a… Continue reading December 3 a good 1st advent

Digital paintings, drawings, Music inspiration

December 2 2017 make a Christmas goat

Last year we got a Christmas goat from a friend. We saved the skeleton and dressed the goat with new fir twigs skin today. So now we got a Christmas goat this year too. Or is ot a Christmas dog? The body, the legs and the nose reminds of a dog looking creature in some… Continue reading December 2 2017 make a Christmas goat

Digital paintings, drawings, Music inspiration

December 1 2017 baking evening

And some Christmas music. Here's a Swedish traditional Christmas song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5TocxjZgUI Every school kid knows this one from the St Lucia celebration December 13. Anna