In Sweden, we call favourite places smultronställen (wild strawberry places). I think I’ve found a new smultronställe by this little pond in the park. Spent some time writing here this morning. Now, time to go have lunch with a friend.
Today was a very hot day at 27 C°. When the weather is like this, I find it hard to think so my writing goal for the day was quite humble: write a short plot plan for the rest of the novel. Which I did, sitting by the shore of the Surtesjön in the VättlefjällFortsätt läsa ”Too hot to think”
Here in Sweden, it is Midsummer week-end. Unfortunately, because of Covid, there won’t be any large gatherings like we traditionally have. But that’s no reason not to celebrate and give appreciation for all the season gives. Today we celebrated with a bit of strawberry cake. I was going to bake one myself but then IFortsätt läsa ”Happy Midsummer!”
Mardöll, Shining Maiden, Glistening over waters eternal, My longing for You reawakens each summer Mardöll, Mistress of waves, Lady of seas and Ruler of oceans, Before I could speak or walk, already You had enchanted me Mardöll, Great Dís of light, Your glory is known on every shore, The one who sees You never forgetsFortsätt läsa ”To Mardöll”
The summer in Sweden is painfully short so it bums me out that I will have to spend most of it at work. I like my job but I prefer being out in the sun. So, I’m making sure to spend so much time as I can in nature on Sundays since it’s the onlyFortsätt läsa ”A Sol’s Day in the Sun”