Category: Lost and found

Photographs of found objects – lost, abandoned or strayed

Umbrella cache

Umbrella cache

Suddenly I caught sight of this umbrella, tucked away behind a drainpipe on Bellmansgatan. Is it an umbrella cache for a rainy day?

(This photo is especially for Naomi who wonders why Swedes don’t use umbrellas in the snow.)
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Winter bonnet

Winter bonnet

A child’s winter bonnet decorates a decorative iron post of the railings surrounding Domkyrkan (the Cathedral); the day’s snowfall decorates the bonnet. … Continue readingWinter bonnet

Lost spaceman badge

Little lost spaceman

A little badge with a cartoon image of a spaceman, arms wide for a hug, lost and found on the sill of a window in a tram – photo taken at Brunsparken. … Continue readingLittle lost spaceman

Two left gloves

Two left gloves

If you have two left feet I suppose you might also have two left hands, but even then these two left gloves don’t match. Why are lost gloves more often left than right? … Continue readingTwo left gloves

Baby's bee

Baby’s butterbee

Is this a butterbee? A baby’s soft toy – a colourful creature with the body of a bee, the wings of a butterfly and an anthropomorphic face. The clip that should attach it to the baby’s pram is now holding it on to railings by the side of Sanatoriagatan. … Continue readingBaby’s butterbee

Dead umbrella season

Dead umbrella season

This is the season of dead umbrellas. This particular specimen has been interred in the cleft of a tree, no doubt to save its decomposing carcass from wolves. … Continue readingDead umbrella season

Car crashed

This car has been involved in an argument with a traffic light near Wieselgr√§nsplatsen – neither car nor traffic light have come out winners. … Continue readingCar crashed