Category Archives: Photography

A Year in the Swiss Alps

Spending most of my time out and about in the mountains taking pictures, I end up having a huge selection of nice photos from the beautiful Swiss Alps. The changes of seasons are very visible here and I adore documenting … Continue reading

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Amazing Autumn

As of the 21st of September it’s officially autumn. I want to celebrate the beginning of this colourful season in words & pictures ☺ Here two favourite poems: Septembermorgen – Eduard Mörike Im Nebel ruhet noch die Welt, Noch träumen … Continue reading

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A Small New World

It find it exciting that I still meet new people up here in my little village with its 263 inhabitants, especially when they’re avid hikers and nature lovers like me ☺ Recently I made the acquaintance of Valérie, and some … Continue reading

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Barelegged Summer Bliss

During my childhood in Småland, Sweden, there were two sure indicators that summer had arrived (since weather in Sweden was not always a reliable one): strawberries were ripe and us children would run around with bare legs. Never mind if … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wildflowers

Spring is the season for wildflower abundance in the Alps and every flower lover’s paradise! The variety seems endless; flowers come in all shapes and colours and here’s just a small selection. This pink flower is surely found in other … Continue reading

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Snow-White Happiness

Ever since the winter of ’69, when we played in more than a meter of snow (and school closed for the day!) I have been longing for a really snowy winter. This year I finally got it, with interest and … Continue reading

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Rain Makes Me Look Closer

While people in northern Europe have enjoyed ice creams on the beach and needed hats against the sun, here in the Alps we’ve had one of the rainiest spring periods ever. Day after day stuck in the clouds and more … Continue reading

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Instagram Inspiration

Being a bit old-fashioned I’m not very much into social media. I left Facebook some years ago: too much private information about people I hardly knew (ex colleagues, old class-mates, friends of friends) and too much advertising. Well, when I … Continue reading

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Abandoned Houses

On my hikes I come across quite a few abandoned houses. Most of them were not used for people to live in; they where either stables or hay barns. In the old days farmers brought their cattle to graze up … Continue reading

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Everyday Beauty

When I moved up to the mountains my daughters convinced me to get Instagram on my smartphone. It would be a nice way to keep in touch with them, they said, but it might also be a good channel for … Continue reading

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