Category Archives: art

Merry Christmas from London and Kew Gardens

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it! I make my return to blogging whilst back in the UK and feeling a little strange being back in my usual tradition of Christmas-ness. It’s just too familiar to ignore all the fakery and … Continue reading

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Global Festival: The Final Day

So we came to the end of the Global Festival week yesterday and now I will share with you some of what was going on then. It was the busiest day in which the main venue was full of stands … Continue reading

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Global Festival: Day Four

Day four of the Global Festival was the best day so far! It started with the ‘kortfilmfestival’ (short film festival) with work by local children and then went on to the live music…  Kortfilmfestival Yes, it does say ‘slut’ in … Continue reading

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Global Festival: Day One

The Global Festival began in front of the Tranemo Kommun building with a music group called ‘Alla kan’ (Everyone can) who had links with LSS, the national organisation for people with disabilities. The young people who were singing were supported … Continue reading

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Global Festival: The Countdown Begins!

Yes indeed, there is now less than one week left until the Global Festival! We will be having theatre, dance, live music, art, graffiti and more in the little town of Tranemo over 5 days, so come and check it … Continue reading

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Konstrundan: Local Artists Display Work

One weekend in April we had the ‘Konstrundan’ event where many artists within the local area displayed their work or opened their studios to visitors. Each location was advertised in the same brochure so that people could take their car … Continue reading

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On the Path: from Tranemo to Uddebo

So we start by the lake in Tranemo on a fairly breezy, but mild day. It is approaching the middle of the day and sun is high in the sky, shining down over the town. Time to head over to … Continue reading

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Haiku Tranemo

                                                         feet feel ice-like                                                  wet air thick with snow                                                     settles on the ground                                                     beneath small bodies                                                    frozen water is broken                                                     … Continue reading

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Gothenburg International Film Festival 2014

The Gothenburg International Film Festival (GIFF) is on from January 24th to February the 3rd, over which period they are showing 500 different films from 80 countries. There are also various seminars and events going on. I spent the first … Continue reading

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Tranemo: Paired Photographs

I wanted to show some photographs of Tranemo, but they felt too contrasting just to put all together. Then, looking at them, I saw that they matched up quite well with other images that had similar content, colour scheme or … Continue reading

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