Month: September 2008

Florunda Indians – Goa Gubbar!

Florunda Indians – Goa Gubbar!, originally uploaded by Stuart Chalmers. My first ever Ice Hockey game and first (and last?) time in the Scandinavium. Excellent atmosphere. A bit new to the old hockey lark, but seemed close in the first 2 periods, with Frölunda stepped up their game in the 3rd. Final score: 4-1 to…

Kommersen Loppmarknad

Kommersen Loppmarknad, originally uploaded by Stuart Chalmers. I passed by this building on the tram one day and wanted to go back and see what it was, as it looked interesting. I found out it’s a second-hand market, with all sorts of stuff, from clothes, books, watches to car stereos to old junk really (pretty…

House 17.5

House 17.5, originally uploaded by Stuart Chalmers. There is a road beside one of the main canals in Göteborg (Stora Nygatan, just off the Avenue) that has a bit of a strangely numbered house. The story (I heard it from the tour guide on the Paddan canal boat trip) goes that two groups of builders…

View from the Mariner’s Tower, Göteborg

View from the Mariner’s Tower towards the town centre, originally uploaded by Stuart Chalmers. The Mariner’s Tower in Göteborg commemorates the Swedish sailors who died during the First World War. Took a trip up the tower this weekend when visiting the Maritime Museum. At the top is a statue of a Mariner’s Wife looking out…

Butoh Dance Performance

Went to see a Butoh performance this afternoon in the Maritime Museum in Göteborg. Never got any pictures, mainly because it was a very short piece and I was too interested in it to take any photos, but I checked around on youtube to see if I could find anything similar. Not at all what…