This Swedish summer offered different events and exhibitions. The peaceful atmosphere, cleanliness, glittering water and sunshine was welcome after Paris with its terror threats, strikes and floods.
What could be more relevant to write about during the summer months but gardens? Here are some examples from Andalusia, via Paris to the Swedish countryside.
I discovered this talented Mexican fashion designer in Paris. His atelier it situated on the posh street rue du Bac, in the centre of town, just off the river Seine.
This year’s European football cup spilled out into different areas of Paris. Matches were screened on gigantic television screens next to the Eiffel Tower. In front of the Hôtel de Ville a miniature football arena, surrounded by tents from the competing countries, was set up.
Spring is usually a happy time in France with the yearly Cannes’ film festival followed by the tennis tournament at Roland Garros. This year Paris is hosting Euro football 2016 too, which should be a happy event. So why such a gloomy atmosphere in one of the worlds most beautiful capitals?