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The main office of Gothenburg textile company Jean O Eriksson on Karlavangnsgatan. JOE used to import and deal in jute sacking – hence the “Säckar” (Sacks) sign to the right. Nowadays they deal a wider range of textiles and profile clothing. … Continue readingSacks

Ullevi wellcomes the Gothia Cup

Ullevi welcomes the Gothia Cup

On Sunday 13 July the 2014 season of the Gothia Cup starts. In terms of participants, the Gothia Cup is the largest international youth football tournament in the world. National flags of some of the participating countries decorate the sweep of the Ullevi Stadium roof. … Continue readingUllevi welcomes the Gothia Cup

Flirtatious Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Yesterday my wife and I saw Romeo and Juliet perfomed in the open air within Bohus Fästning (Bohus Castle). The slowly setting sun bathed the actors in a golden light. Above, Juliet (played by Jennifer Peña) is flirtatious.
Below, a little gallery of other photos. … Continue readingRomeo and Juliet

On the deck in the sun

On the deck in the sun

Waiting for the passenger ferry from Lindolmen to Rosenlund yesterday, this young man laid himself out on the deck in the sun. It was a hot day. … Continue readingOn the deck in the sun

The King

The King

The King of Gothenburg! Gustaf II Adolf (known in English language history books as Gustavus Adolfus) founded Gothenburg in 1621. This statue of him in the main square has just been unwrapped after months of careful restoration and cleaning. … Continue readingThe King

Vader at the station

Darth Vader at the train station

Family with an outsized Darth Vader helium balloon at the central station. … Continue readingDarth Vader at the train station

Azra in the sandpit

Sandpit stop

In the sandpit of the children’s playground off Arsenalgatan, a racing car called Azra is making a long pit stop. … Continue readingSandpit stop