A sudden downpour over Fredsgatan – some people are prepared, others resigned, one makes a dash. … Continue readingMaking a dash
Summer fun on the river with these colourful canoes. These were part of a group of canoists making their way down the river from Lilla Bommen. Photographed from the Älvsnabben public transport ferry. … Continue readingCanoes on the river
A baby’s summer bonnet decorated with bees and flowers lost and found – left on one of the new granit bollards at Götaplatsen. The City museum of art behind and the concert house to the right. … Continue readingSummer bonnet
I realised a while back that I didn’t have any good photos of Poseidon, the statue by Carl Milles that symbolises Gothenburg for many Gothenburgers. He has stood in his fountain in Götaplatsen since 1931. At a distance he looks affable and maybe a “go’ gubbe” (a genuine male Gothenburger), close-up he seems watchful and bit suspicious.
Here’s an earlier GBG365 photo of him. … Continue readingPoseidon
Someone has added this face to one of the granite bollards along by the side of the bicycle path between the Art Gallery and Artisten, Gothenburg University’s Academy for Music and Drama. … Continue readingFace on a bollard