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

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Digital paintings, drawings, Trosa is the place

Walpurgis night 2017

Today it's Walpurgis night and in Sweden we light fires this evening. An old tradition in my town Trosa was to burn the last boat on land by putting it on top of the walpurgis fire. Trosa is an old fishermens place and the boats should be in sea before Walpurgis night. Otherwise they risked… Continue reading Walpurgis night 2017

Blogging, Challenges, Digital paintings, Reblogs, What ever

Jims future workplace

Most of you know Jim, right? If not, go visit his blog and get to know him. You might have a friend for your whole bloglife if you do 🙂 One of his blogpost generated comments about his future workplace. He says they call it the cave because there will be no looking outside windows… Continue reading Jims future workplace

Challenges, drawings

No 14 drawing in my goals for 2016

One more drawing almost finished. This time the drawing is about a group of people who meet up to see a piece of wood on fire and then let it go down into water in a kettle. The wood is rare because mankind cut down all trees long time ago. Still many drawings left to… Continue reading No 14 drawing in my goals for 2016

Digital paintings, Trosa is the place, Trosa paintings/Trosamåleri

Walpurgis Night

When I was a kid, growing up in my little town Trosa the Walpurgis night was an adventure. On top of our "mountains" the Trosa alpes the City inhabitants lighted a fire as a tradition for many many years. Way back in time when our town was a fishermen community there was an unwritten law… Continue reading Walpurgis Night

Reblogs, What ever

21 december

Read English version in the original post in the comments by clicking “view original post” after the Swedish text in this post. Happy reading/Anna

Du finns - en decembersaga i kalenderform

Lucia och jag vaknar nästan samtidigt. Hon tittar på mig när jag öppnar ögonen. Jag förstår ingenting först. Jag ligger på en madrass med en sovsäck omkring mig. Inte alls min vanliga säng och täcke.

Lucia berättar att vi sovit över hos Albertina. Hon undrar om jag har glömt att vi gick till Albertina igår efter skolan. Jo, det minns jag, men jag minns aldrig att vi gick hem.

Mamma kommer in i rummet och förklarar att vi alla stannade kvar hos Albertina för arbetet hos henne tog nästan aldrig slut. I rummet ligger en hel hög med mössor.

Då kommer jag ihåg vad vi hjälpte Albertina med igår. Lucia och jag fick lära oss att sy bokstäverna DU FINNS i mössorna, som alla barn ska få. Vi satt alla fyra och sydde tills ögonlocken bara trillade ner över ögonen till slut. Lucia och jag somnade bland alla mössorna innan…

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Pastel paintings, What ever

last April/sista april

Today celebrates Sweden Walpurgis Night. We say goodbye to winter and welcome spring. By ignite fires in the cold spring evening. But I am totally exhausted after a long and intensive working, so I have skipped the celebration and hang for a while here on WP with you the last waking time on this day.… Continue reading last April/sista april