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Hello! This might have been one of my favorite weeks in Europe so far.
This week I had the pleasure of participating in a weeklong residency in Falun, Sweden. It was ran by the amazing Modhir Ahmed. (http://modhir.com/web/) Falun, Sweden is home to one of the largest copper mines in Europe. Therefore, the print shop became well known for printing from copper etching plates.
I completely fell in love with this charming ...
... to need to have any more work done on it. Looked towards Sweden hoping for some slightly better luck.
Lake Siljan was a bit out of the way but was well worth the trip and made for a relaxing weekend, camping, swimming and kayaking. Avoided the temptation to spend a day at the water park, but drove around the gorgeous villages around the lake, populated with typical bright red ...
... seem to be red here. We learned that our version of the dream for a house with a white picket fence here is a red house and a potato field. Warren joked that 'you can have a blue house here as long as it is red'. We also took a nice walk in the woods. The forest floor is a carpet of lingonberry bushes. And blueberries. And mosquitos. We were also introduced to the local cinnamon roll which is full of cardamom. Delicious and addictive. I think I might need one a day. Or ...
The best start to the day with an amazing breakfast spread of freshly made smoothies, juice, yoghurt, berries, meats, eggs, cheese, strong coffee and long conversation. There is a huge emphasis on organic produce in Sweden.
We spent a relaxed day until it was time to get ready and join the main midsummer event at Per's house. So many blue eyes and so much blonde hair, its a funny thing to notice but it really stood out to me. So nice being amongst ...
... being outdoors with family and a BBQ. Lots of traditional foods; herring in sauce, BBQ, boiled potatoes, salads and wine. Dont forget the Schnapps, complete with typical Schnapps songs! Oh and strawberries with melted ice cream!!
So Andrea had been telling me all along that I needed to bring my bathers with me, oh no i had said but obliged and packed them anyway. Never truelly willing to say no to a new, ...