Category Archives: January

All the photos published in January

A giraffious smile

A giraffious smile

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One of The Three Giraffes – sorry, The Three Graces – in Keillers Park has been given an eye, eyebrow and half a smiling mouth – so she’s smiling on at least one side of her face. Surely a gracious – or a giraffious smile.

See also Conversation in the Snow from last year.

A giraffious smile

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Birds on snowy steps

Birds on snowy steps

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A jackdaw struts and a young seagull mews on the snowy steps down to an angled bastion on Gothenburg’s moat canal.
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Pussy?

Pussy?

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The poster for this year’s Gothenburg International Film Festival clearly references the Russian punk performance art group Pussy Riot. Here the one eye in a balaclava is reflected in the glass of a bus shelter and seems for a moment to make a full face.
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Cathedral pollard pyramid

Cathedral pollard pyramid

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The clock tower of Gothenburg Domkyrkan (the Cathedral) forms a pyramid with the bare pollarded trees in the Cathedral Close, snow clouds beyond.
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Flora’s Fountain face

Flora's Fountain face

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One of four faces, lips grasping a fountain spout, around the basin of Flora’s Fountain, its features accentuated by the snow.
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Reeds, water, ice

Reeds, water, ice

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Reeds, water, ice and vertical reflections at Slättadamm in Hisingsparken.
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Snow reflections

Snow reflections

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Part of the Trädgårdsföreneningen park (and photographer) under snow, reflected in one of the distorting mirrors by the canal.

One of last year’s most popular new words – and selected by Oxford Dictionaries as their Word of the Year – was “selfie”. Not sure whether this fully satisfies the selfie requirements…

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