Saturday, October 23, 2010

Woke up this morning...

Woke up this morning...

...that was what I was singing on Friday morning after looking out the window. Believe it or not, it was snowing like crazy. So I turned on the radio to hear about all the chaos that must have followed, and I wasn't disappointed. Accidents all over Stockholm. Trains and buses cancelled. Angry people waiting at the bus stops for buses that never arrived. Luckily it stopped snowing after a few hours, and by mid afternoon the weather was more spring like. In case you are wondering snow this early doesn't happen that often. Last year that fun surprise didn't happen until December 18. Oh, and if you are curious about the photo, it's part of a sculpture of local author Ivar Lo-Johansson near the commuter station in Tungelsta

16 comments:

Mo said...

Wow already!

Rowen said...

Great image. He almost seems alive under the snow.

Olivier said...

waouh impressionnante toute cette neige, surtout en cette periode. cela donne une magnifique photo

Sharon Creech said...

What a stunning shockerino! Perfectly captured on the 'frozen' man. . .

Luis Gomez said...

Already snow? What a great picture!

anjoe playhouse said...

Well, luckily Ivar has warm clothes ;-)

Steffe said...

It was only a few centimetres and as I said most of it was gone in a snap.

JM said...

Hard to believe this is today! Wow! Great shot though.

T. Becque said...

Wow! I can't begin to imagine, I went running this morning in shorts and a tank top!

RedPat said...

An evil trick by Mother Nature! Glad it's gone.

Irina said...

He looks really frozen.
I like the fresh air that the snow brings. But so good that it melted so fast.

Steffe said...

Just rub it in T...

Randy said...

Wow and I thought we were early. Our snow only hit the mountain tops. Here's to an early winter.

amatamari© said...

Incredible: I think that every city is unprepared for this event now!
:-)
Beautiful shot, thanks for sharing!

VP said...

This is really unexpected even for the strange ideas we Mediterranean folks have of up North...

Steffe said...

And this morning after a long rainfall the last of the snow is gone.