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April 1, 2010

Goodbye party

Since a number of us were finishing this week, there was a goodbye party at Ballbreaker. Its been a hell of a ride, but now its time to move on. There are still more adventures to be had in Stockholm, so this is not the end for this blog quite yet. Stay tuned.
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April 6, 2010

Sigtuna ruin runestones

Inside the ruins of St Pers church there is a rune stone.
U394:
"× þur[biurn] : [r]isþi : [s]tain : þansi : eftiR · esbiurn : bruþur : sin : þauR : iRu : suniR : tuR : uis · i - ... [n]s +"
"Þorbiorn ræisði stæin þennsi æftiR Æsbiorn, broður sinn. ÞæiR eRu syniR DyRvis(?) i ..."
"Torbjörn reste denna sten efter Äsbjörn, sin broder. De äro söner till Dyrver(?) i ..."
"Torbjörn raised this stone after Äsbjörn, his brother. They are sons of Dyrver(?) in ... "
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U390
"× sua[i] ... × auk × frau × tis + at × ulf × bona × sin × duþ × h ... ans +"
"Svæi[nn] ... ok Frøydis at Ulf, bon[d]a sinn. Guð h[ialpi and h]ans."
"Sven ... och Frödis efter Ulv, sin make. Gud hjälpe hans ande."
"Sven ... and Frödis after Ulv, her husband. God help his spirit."
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April 11, 2010

Björno in the snow

The snow was thick at Björno when I visited again. This time I explored a little further around the nature reserve, through the woods on narrow paths through the snow. Straying off the compacted snow of the path would reward you with your leg disappearing into the snow up to your knee.
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April 13, 2010

Björno marina

The marina at Björno nature reserve was iced over, but there were still some boats.
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April 15, 2010

Björno viewing tower

On a hill on the edge of the Björno nature reserve is a viewing tower from which you can see the archipelago across the sea.
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April 17, 2010

Enköping harbour

The harbour at Enköping was frozen over.
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April 18, 2010

Enköping heatworks

Overlooking Enköping harbour is the heatworks, with its little plume of steam melting into the blue blue sky.
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April 19, 2010

Enköping sculpture park

Alongside the river that feeds into the harbour is a sculpture park.
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April 20, 2010

Strängnäs

Between Enköping and Mariefred is the small town of Strängnäs, seat of the Strängnäs Kommun.
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April 21, 2010

Strängnäs runestones

In the small town of Strängnäs is quite a collection of runestones.
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April 22, 2010

Strängnäs windmill

On a hill over the town of Strängnäs is a windmill.
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April 23, 2010

Wintery Tureberg

Some more of Tureberg in the winter.
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April 24, 2010

Tureberg cars

There were a number of classic cars buried in the Tureberg snow.
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April 25, 2010

Lidingö nature reserve

On the north of Lidingö is a slott and nature reserve with views looking south toward Brevik.
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