Kitty Crowther lecture + exhibition, Uppsala, Sweden, 2019, www.Fenne.be

Kitty Crowther, Uppsala

With sleepy eyes, I checked my phone that morning. Just before getting out of bed and getting started with the day. We already had plans, but suddenly I saw an Instagram post by Kitty Crowther, mentioning not only the exhibition in Uppsala but also a...

#FridaysForFuture, climate action strike, Stockholm March 2019, Klimatstrejk, Greta Thunberg, www.Fenne.be

Fridays for Future, March 15, Stockholm

A long bus trip brought me from postcard Dalarna with snow on the roofs all the way to a gloomy Stockholm where the rain would accompany all day during the strike for the climate. The past few weeks, I've read so much criticism on these actions...

Learning something new: making spoons

Diogo is a very skilled guitar builder who works with European woods- so lots of experience with wood, something I don't know much about, but one can always learn from the masters, right? By a warm campfire by the lake, Diogo showed me step by step...

Wednesday Wanderings (17)

Under a blue sky, the water levels are rising everywhere around us. Snow and ice from a long and cold winter melts into creeks and rivers, all the way back to the lakes. We keep a close watch on the lake as ducks can now swim...

Wednesday Wanderings (16)

Most of the time there is no need to travel far away to be able to get lost. It only takes some boots, a camera or a sketchbook to wander around and dissolve in the fresh air of the surroundings. And the dogs, yes, I...

Wednesday Wanderings (15)

There is no way to deny it, Spring is taking over from Winter. And I must admit, I'm not entirely ready for this bright white world to melt into a new season. I love the light, finding the first signs of new life and the...

Vegan fika cookies

Here in Sweden, the fika-break almost seems like a holy moment of the day where people stop working, make some coffee (or tea) and have something sweet with it- mostly cinnamon buns I would say. We sometimes laugh about the fika being everywhere almost like the...

Wednesday Wanderings (14)

  So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing...

Wednesday Wanderings (13)

One morning after waking up (that takes some time you know), I felt something had changed. The sun was out, the light was different and the air was suddenly softer. I moved pillows around on our kitchen floor so my dogs, and especially Ravasz the...