Lucia in memory of saint Lucy Swedes celebrate Luciadagen, St Lucy's Day, on 13 December. You have probably heard of it before, but what is it? It is an event in memory of the catholic saint Lucy, Lucia. Originally, St Lucy's Day fell on winter solstice. This was when Sweden followed the
I have enjoyed #genealogyphotoaday a little extra this month! It’s nice to see everyone. The prompt for today is "my favorite recipe". I like variety, but I will share this recipe for ginger snaps from my great grandmother Ellen and her notebook with recipes and lyrics. Ellen probably kept
A smith with an axe to-be in 1920. This is from a documentation of the ironwork Vira bruk in Roslags-Kulla Parish, Stockholm County, but the face of the smith fascinates me the most.
The old man Fredriksson. Possibly in Funbo Parish, Uppsala County.
Skönsmon, Sundsvall, Västernorrland County and Medelpad. From a postcard from the early twentieth century.
Steam locomotive in Hedemora, Kopparberg County. Kopparberg County is now Dalarna County and the landskap is Dalarna.
Boom! Timber rafters on Almsjön, Lima Parish, Kopparberg County, around 1920.
Gränna, Jönköping County in Småland around 1920. Fruit trees are still grown in Gränna on the slopes towards Vättern.