Books, Reblogs

Böcker och livet Books and life

Found an interesting post over at Leah's blog about books. Here's a translated qoute from that post. My relationship with books is and has always been special. I have relationships with the books, the stories, the poems and the process. I have a strong empathy and experience what the author wants to convey. I borrow… Continue reading Böcker och livet Books and life

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Books

Gösta Berlings saga – The story of Gösta Berling

Do you remember the post of a wonderful gift that I received from a friend? A whole bunch of old books written by Selma Lagerlöf, first female that got the litterateur Nobel Prize. The books are over hundred years old, but the stories are still worth reading. I finished the first one, Gösta Berlings saga… Continue reading Gösta Berlings saga – The story of Gösta Berling

Books, Digital paintings, drawings, Nature miracles

December 6 2017 herons in the air

This tine of year we can watch herons fly by over the city roofs. It's amazing watching those birds.  Så här års flyger gråhägrar i flertal över hustaken i stan. Fantastiskt att få se hägrarna på så nära håll mitt inne i stan. Apropå fåglar. Ett boktips så här i juletider.  En underbar liten historia.… Continue reading December 6 2017 herons in the air

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

Books

A wonderful gift

The other day a friend gave me old books no longer in use. They're from the beginning of 1900 century and written by the first woman Nobel Prize winner in literature Selma Lagerlöf. I read some of her books before, but now I have plenty more to read. She was a good writer and it's… Continue reading A wonderful gift

Books, drawings, Reblogs

Gnällspiken och hans behårade fästing – The grumpy one and his furry tick

Jag har läst en rolig och tänkvärd bok med härligt humoristiska och skickliga teckningar. Om du inte har vägarna förbi Gnesta eller Trosa bokhandel kan du hitta Olle Qvennerstedts bok Gnällspiken även här till exempel. I've read a great book with humour and thoughtful excellent drawings. It's in Swedish, but at the writer and illustrators… Continue reading Gnällspiken och hans behårade fästing – The grumpy one and his furry tick

Books, What ever

Herregud & co (Deargod & co)

This is a little book that lighten up my day everyday. My family got it as a present and this present last everyday as long as we live.  Everyday it's new wise or funny words worth thinking of. Most days it's Swedish text, but some days are in English. This one is a Dalai Lama… Continue reading Herregud & co (Deargod & co)

Books, drawings, Trosa förbifart/Infart Västra

Mannen som planterade träd The man who planted trees

I read a wonderful classic litte story the other day about The man who planted trees by Jean Giono. Här om dagen läste jag en underbar liten historia som ger hopp om att varje liten människas gärning kan göra stora goda underverk. Boken heter Mannen som planterade träd, författare Jean Giono. Original title: L'homme qui… Continue reading Mannen som planterade träd The man who planted trees

Books, Challenges, drawings

Omgiven av psykopater – Surrounded by psychopaths

Thomas Erikson har skrivit en utmärkt faktabok Omgiven av psykopater, som tydligt förklarar fenomenet psykopater och personer med psykopatiska drag. Har du den hårda vägen lärt dig vad den persontypen kan göra mot dig och andra kommer du nicka igenkännande genom hela boken och faktiskt finna bekräftelse för att det inte är du som är… Continue reading Omgiven av psykopater – Surrounded by psychopaths

Digital paintings, drawings, Reblogs

Wine talk

I got a message from one of the followers of this blog. For those of you who don't read Swedish it says Hey check out my e-book Private Wine tasting... The book is in Swedish but for those of you who read English you can check out the website bonvin.se instead maybe.  Hej alla! Nu går… Continue reading Wine talk

Books, What ever

Vargarnas tid Wolves time

I read a book about pure braveness among ordinary people. The story could be about any time and any place. This particular book takes place during the Second World War. It's a story about dark sides of our history but also a fairy tale love story in some way. Sure, the book is about people… Continue reading Vargarnas tid Wolves time

Movies, Reblogs

The station agent

Jim talking about quiet time as a good thing and I totally agree. I have a favorite movie (well actually I have more favourite movies, but this is one of them) that really captures the good feeling of quiet time. If you're a extrovert person not liking quiet time you will think this movie stinks… Continue reading The station agent

Blogging, Books

Imagine a Day

When I did a post about a photobook Imagine by Erik Johansson, Sheldon commented the post and mentioned a book he remembered. Imagine a Day by Sarah L. Thomson, Robert Gonsalves. Now I got it and it's a lovely book! Fantastic paintings and beautiful words. I will read this book many times and learn from… Continue reading Imagine a Day

Blogging, Digital paintings, drawings, Reblogs, Sweden according to

Sweden according to Thatscribbler

Thatscribblers comment on Sweden according to Leslie: "First image I get after hearing Sweden is that of Ibrahimovic in golden football jersey! :)" Made me draw this as an interpretation of the comment. Mr Ibrahimovic has done lots of good to Sweden besides is soccer skills. His book made thousands of young people read their… Continue reading Sweden according to Thatscribbler

Blogging, Pastel paintings, Reblogs, Trosa paintings/Trosamåleri, What ever

Libraries is our common soul

Biblioteken, vår gemensamma själ Det här inlägget gav mig iden till denna post. This post gave me the idea for this post.    I like libraries. They're full of books and people in reading silence. You might think, silence - how boring. But, there's a lot more sounds in libraries than anywhere else. You just… Continue reading Libraries is our common soul