Somewhat unexpected, Gothenburg has been covered in a snowy landscape for more than a week, and quite a lot of it. Really pretty in my mind, but causing problems to traffic as could be expected. Luckily, Erik is only 5-10 minutes walk from work and
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The results from the measurements of the Askja volcano in late July showed continuous declining subsidence. I concluded this is it, the subsidence has levelled out with the center subsiding with less than 1 cm per year. However, volcanoes can always surprise
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Last weekend we finally got a chance to visit Erik's cousin, Anders Eriksson and wife Els-Marie Lejland at their beautiful summer place on the island Orust. Those who have been following the news on this blog know that we have been to Orust several times
First visitors to stay the night in our new home in Gothenburg. My mother, Marlous and aunt, Helma Stockmann came to visit me for a couple of days from Denmark and the Netherlands. We spent one day visiting the castle Tjolöholms slott south of Gothenburg.
Yesterday was the warmest day so far this summer and luckily for us, we could spent the day on Orust with our colleague Bengt and his family. Bengt is looking after one of the neighbour's house and Icelandic horses these days. Just like last time
I have discovered a new heavenly place on Earth, the archipelago on the west coast of Sweden. For some reason, Erik and I have done very little sightseeing in the Gothenburg area, but while Erik was in Iceland, I got a chance to visit our
End of May, Erik and I travelled to Iceland for a multitude of purposes. I had to pack my office at the University of Iceland as I'm no longer employed there, and we had to sort things in our apartment in Reykjavík. Erik came for
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.
In mid August, Erik and I decided spontaneously to go on one week's visit to Jämtland in central Sweden. We have friends living up there and Erik has his Impact Crater project in the area. Hence, this gave us the chance to stay at our