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Half alive

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One and the same tree. Alder, I think. The lower branch is dry. The upper one carries buds.

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April 14, 2017 at 19:32

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Light and shades

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Some melting ice floating away. Some reflections of buildings near the shore. Not a remarkable shot, but if it were a painting from about a hundred years ago, I think it could make you stop for a moment.

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April 7, 2017 at 22:57

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Iter Japonicum

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I was out of green tea, so I went to JFK for a supply.

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Then I visited Kungsträdgården (Royal Garden, old name, it is municipal since long) to inspect cherry buds.
Our Sakura Day is in a week. We keep hope!

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April 13, 2013 at 16:36

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Waiting for spring

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Today the Cherry Blossom Season in Tokyo is declared officially open. My source is a blog which I like very much, Tokyobling. We in Sweden too like the cherry blossom, although we don’t take it that solemnly.

In Stockholm at least we have since long a Sakura Day, this year scheduled for April 20. Let’s hope! Today it’s around zero centigrade and still snow and ice remaining in many places.

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March 17, 2013 at 09:49

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Spring creeping on slowly

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Around my place there is still a lot of ice and snow, but in a slope to the south I found this:

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March 10, 2011 at 10:22

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Time is out of joint

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Today in the European Union we switched to Daylight Saving Time, causing the usual confusion to many people. In Sweden we even call it Summer Time, which should not be taken too literally. I don’t see any snow at the moment, but … ?

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March 29, 2009 at 11:34

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From the palace garden today

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I like the pools that occur because the snow first melted, then some rain came, and then it froze again. Wish we could have them in summer too.

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March 13, 2009 at 18:36

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