Category Archives: Stockholm

Upon Revisiting the Grounds of Drottningholm Royal Palace

The palace’s grounds were, as usual, well-ordered and maintained. Squared-off hedges and bushes, trees of several kinds in orderly rows. Level gravel paths, even in inaccessible areas, well combed. Evenly placed benches, some sitting in front of signs hung on … Continue reading

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I Declare this as the First Day of Spring in Stockholm

Opinions differ on the day Spring arrives, especially at the northern latitudes, Stockholm’s being 59 degrees north. The Vernal Equinox occurred locally on 20 March, and today is the 22nd. Until today, the temperatures for the past many weeks were … Continue reading

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