Tag: pink

Charles Felix Lindberg with young femnist scarf

Re-dress the gents

Yesterday Swedish Young Feminists set out to re-dress male statues across the country.

Above, one of the wrestling Bältesspännare got a pink Rambo headband.
Below, Charles Felix Lindberg was kitted out with a stylish scarf.
Bottom, the American eagle at the foot of John Eriksson’s statue also got a scarf. Eriksson himself was kitted out with a pink cardigan as a loincloth, but the light wasn’t good enough for a decent photo.

The Young Feminists (Unga feminister – linked to the Swedish political party Feminist Initiative) carried out their action in a number of towns across Sweden, dressing up statues of males in pink. This was partly to draw attention to the number of male statues contra female statues in public places, partly to promote themselves. See their pictures of the action on Twitter (#1000ungafeminister) and on Instagram @ungafeminister. … Continue readingRe-dress the gents

The pink ashtray

The pink ashtray

[dot_recommends] This ashtray was for the use of guests on a table outside Café Örbergska at Styrsö Brattan. You don’t see ashtrays like this much nowadays, but 50 years agoContinue readingThe pink ashtray

Child's bicycle with broken chain

Unchained joy chained

[dot_recommends] This colourful child’s bicycle represents joy, but the chain has come off. Joy, though unchained, without a chain is yet chained. Or maybe it’s just another sign of firstContinue readingUnchained joy chained

Flora in a bicycle helmet with ears

Flora with a hat in the rain

[dot_recommends] Flora is a statue by the sculptor Ivar Johnsson and she stands on Floras kulle (Flora’s hillock) just outside the old city. Actually, she’s the main feature in aContinue readingFlora with a hat in the rain

By the roadside in the rain

By the roadside …

… in the rain. And in need of repair. [dot_recommends] Photo taken in Gamla Lundby one rainy Sunday afternoon

Briar rose with rose hips against the sea

Roses by the sea

Briar rose with rose hips by the sea. … Continue readingRoses by the sea

Cooked crayfish on the table

Crayfish party

Cooked crayfish on the table … Continue readingCrayfish party