In the boatyard at Tumlehed the sailboats and motorboats still crowd together, up on the land, under their winter awnings and tarpaulins. Just a few look as if they may be thinking about the summer. … Continue readingStill winter boatyard
This little, tubby fishing boat is typical for the Swedish west coast – or it used to be. It’s probably used as a shrimper or for fishing for lobsters or crayfish. Also, like the mussel shell on Monday, having problems with barnacles. … Continue readingLittle west-coast fishing boat
You peer into the rushes (see yesterday’s photo) and something odd catches your eye. Struggle through the stalks, placing your feet carefully so not to sink into the mud, and you realise it’s a long abandoned speedboat. So long abandoned it’s being colonised by moss. … Continue readingLong abandoned speedboat
The ship – a rather large tug I suppose – is called Bulldog as you can see if look close at the signs just above the bridge. It’s always fascinating to see ships in the floating dock – to see how big they are below the waterline. … Continue readingBulldog in the floating dock
If you feel “cykel sugen” you feel like taking a ride on your bike. Sugen (“the suction”) is also the name of this building which presumably housed – perhaps still houses – the pumps for a ventilation system. … Continue readingCykel sugen?