This weekend was spent in Särna in beautiful surroundings. Loads of snow have fallen down over Sweden and lots of it in Särna. This makes nature look like a snowy fairytale. I totally love the snow and the cold, and I'm a very big fan
Dear warm-hearted Staffan Sandström passed away in early January, very suddenly. He is sorely missed by all who knew him. Staffan was the father-in-law of my brother Paul and a very treasured member of the family. I have known him for approximately 30 years. So
Our youngest Smooth Collie, Deli is turning 8 today and it's almost a miracle she is still around. We have been close to loosing her on several occasions and we are therefore very glad she is still here with us. She has been face-to-face with
Thank God for Lena and Calle, and the home of theirs in the woods - far from fireworks. Luckily, just like old days before I moved to Iceland, we could celebrate New Year's eve with Lena and Calle again. Our oldest dog, Glitnir is super
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a much happier New Year 2021! We were lucky in the sense that we could go to Denmark and celebrate Christmas with my mother - after taking a negative corona test. Most days in Denmark was spent on
Erik is a dedicated writer of articles to Geologiskt forum, the popular science magazine from the Swedish Geological Society (Geologiska föreningen). This year has resulted in two articles, one about his trip to Oman, where they had an excellent field guide in Peter Keleman, and
This Saturday excursion went to the peninsula 'Vallda Sandö' (on the Onsala peninsula). Vallda Sandö is a beautiful nature reserve at the sea and you can go on a nice walk there, either following the hiking trails or doing your own hiking over the cliffs.
Due to an eye surgery on our oldest dog Glitnir, this weekend was once again spent in Denmark. After moving back from Iceland, it is no longer possible to get sickness insurance for them in Sweden (they are too old), and therefore it's much cheaper
The Hiärne prize ceremony was supposed to take place in Uppsala, but due to the current covid-19 situtation, this was turned into an online event by the Swedish Geological Society instead. Erik received his nice diploma per mail and gave a online speech in Swedish,
Or a November day in the sand. Author: Erik Sturkell.
On Sunday the 8th of November Gabrielle, Glitnir, Deli and I (Erik) joined Eric Hegardt and Erik Meland far out in the woods just south of Svenljunga, to do a refraction survey. Eric and Erik had a