Project herb garden

Project herb garden

Many years ago (2007) we made a small herb garden, but lately it had been invaded by the invasive Aegopodium podagraria (ground elder, herb gerard, bishop’s weed, goutweed, gout wort). The Mentha piperita (peppermint) liked the place so much it had spread itself...
Cycling happiness

Cycling happiness

We like Järvafältet, a nature reserve some 15 km north of Stockholm, with nice gravel roads, free from cars. The old farm is the only one in Sollentuna, and it is now the 3rd generation of farmers who treat the land as their fathers did, organic and ecological. Happy...
Almåsa – dining and wining

Almåsa – dining and wining

We got a hint from a friend about Almåsa Havshotell (Sea hotel), which annonced an evening with wine tasting of wines from a vineyard in California run by a Swedish couple. So we made a reservation and were there April 23-24. Almåsa is some 50 km southeast of...
Snow, lots of

Snow, lots of

When the door feels heavy when you open it in the morning when you want to collect the newspaper, you know that there is a lot of snow outside. Today, februay 3, it was such a day. No newspaper, though, quite easy to understand why. The shoveling took a couple of...
Solar panels

Solar panels

Our roof is very well suited for solar panels, good inclination, facing south, nothing that blocks the sun. We had dreamed of sun energy many years, and now it was time to do it, with lower prices and support from our community, too.  Svea Solar sent a very nice team...
Engagement anniversary

Engagement anniversary

The 9th of January 2019 was the anniversary of our engagement day in 1965. Time flies! That day in 1965 we went to a fine restaurant specialised on food from the high mountains in Sweden (Lapland – Sápmi). Alas, the restaurant is no more, but Margareta put on her...