Digital paintings, Nature miracles, Photographs

Magnolia season

Last year our Magnolia tree bloomed for the first time. This year the blooms are back 🙂 My drawing from last year Have a great weekeend! Anna

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. This is the Swedish lyrics… Continue reading Walpurgis Night Valborg


Spring greetings from Sweden

Finally the Spring arrived. We think. Spring sun makes beautiful colors. No more icky bad white stuff and the light is back 🙂 Anna

Pastel paintings

A bird at the nest

I will never grow up, so chalk crayons on a piece of rock will always be fun for me. This time I drew a bird and a nest. Many birds are busy right now with watching over their eggs. This bird has the nest high up in a tree. Maybe it's a whitetailed eagle. Anna


19:40 in April

Lights coming back. That means Spring. How does it look like over at your place in the evening? Is it light or dark? Anna

Nature miracles, Photographs

Ladybird on my doorstep 

The first ladybird of the year. At least the first I have seen this Spring. As a kid I thought they were fantastic beautiful little fairy tale creatures.  As a grown up I know they can be millions and then they are not fun at all. In Swedish we call them KeyMaiden in a direct… Continue reading Ladybird on my doorstep 

Digital paintings, drawings, Nature miracles

The wagtails are finally here!

Today they came. The wagtails. That means Spring for certain. Have a great start of a new week to you all! Anna

Digital paintings, What ever

Oh no, not that time of the year again

I think several of you know what I'm talking about. That #xxxgrrxxxxgrrrr summertime. I like early mornings but there's a limit. I start my mornings at five o'clock and from tomorrow until late October that five o'clock is gonna be four o'clock. That's not morning to me, that's in the middle of the night. At… Continue reading Oh no, not that time of the year again

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

Photographs, What ever

16:30 March 15 2018

Light's coming back up here in cold Sweden. It was -8C this morning. In the afternoon it was a bit warmer thanks to sun. Then it was only -2C. Maybe Spring will come this year too. Anna

Challenges, Pastel paintings

Spring and the Summer

Jim gave me this video as an answer in a talk at his blog. So I answered with this one That means the Spring/Summer song search is on. If you have a Spring or Summer song you like to share. Leave the link in the comments. I bet Leslie have a Spring song.… Continue reading Spring and the Summer


Have you something to say…

...about the icky bad white stuff that took me almost three hours of shoveling yesterday evening? I could continue this evening but I'm tired of shoveling and walk millions of miles during the shoveling. At least it feels like that when the snow never ends. Above that it's freezing cold outside. The temperature is -10… Continue reading Have you something to say…


Not Spring yet – Inte vår ännu

It's been a great day so far. Then this came down from sky. That icky bad white stuff as Jim call it. Idag har jag haft en underbar dag. Sen kom detta ner från skyn. It is wet snow, so tomorrow I know what to do. Snow shoveling. Good exercise but I reqlly want Spring… Continue reading Not Spring yet – Inte vår ännu


What a difference a week makes

Last weekend This weekend Last weekend This weekend The winter wonderland sure is beautiful but the greyish picture is closer to Spring so I like them better even if they are grey. What do you think? Anna

Digital paintings, Nature miracles, Pastel paintings

Spring dreams

I hope Spring will come soon Anna