Tag: sign o’spring

Tussilago

Tussilago

Macro photograph of a tussilago (coltsfoot) flower just opening. Swedish sign of spring. At first I thought this was probably the same plant in last year’s Sign o’spring – but looking at last year’s photo now, I’m not so sure. It’s in nearly the same plasce though, just by the overpass that crosses Lundbyleden in front of the eastern opening to the Lundbytunnel. … Continue readingTussilago

Wood anemonies

Wood anemonies

[dot_recommends] And thrusting up through the litter of the forest floor, in the sun at the foot of this moss-covered oak, these wood anemonies. In Swedish they are vitsippor, inContinue readingWood anemonies

Frogs and frogspawn

Frogs and frogspawn

[dot_recommends] In a ditch in the woods near Härlanda, these frogs have been laying their eggs. (Or is it a toad and a frog?)

Sing Spring

Sing Spring!

[dot_recommends] The last day of April is Valborg (Valborgsmässoafton РWalpurgis Eve). The tradition on this day is to sing in the spring. Yesterday this choir (and a many-headed audience)Continue readingSing Spring!

Song thrush (T philomelos)

Fieldfare

The song thrush (T. philomelos), is migatory in Sweden, so I’m guessing this is another Sign of Spring. When I took this photo, this bird was one of four hunting assiduously on the grass of Keiller’s Park. … Continue readingFieldfare

Spring flowers on Slottsberget

Flower rocker

Things to do with an old rocking-chair. In a garden on Slottsberget, Lindholmen. Spring is coming! … Continue readingFlower rocker

Bicycle wash

Bicycle wash

[dot_recommends] A sign of spring – woman washing her bicycle in a central Gothenburg residential street.