Drought and heatwave

Sweden is right now in a severe drought, with large areas not having had rain since early May. Combined with a – for Swedish conditions – heatwave, with about a month of temperatures around and above 30C, or 86F, trees … Continue reading

Just Past Midsummer

Thursday 21:st of June, at 12:07 pm local Swedish time was the summer solstice for this year. From now on the warmest period of summer will come, while the days get shorter until December 21:st. This is also the time … Continue reading

Summer Sale 2018

The Summer Sale this year is from 2018-06-01 throughout 2018-08-31. The discount is 20% off on all compositions, and 15% off on all arrangements. Take the chance to buy some exciting charts and get a kick start for the band … Continue reading

Happy “Valborg”

In the Nordic countries there is a tradition of burning large fires in the late spring, to usher in the arrival of summer. Where this tradition comes from, and how old it is, is unknown to me as I write … Continue reading

When Nights Get Longer

Today is the Automnal Equinox – after today, on the northern hemisphere the nights are longer than the days until December 21. In ancient times the apparent celestial movement of the sun was essential to people, and the various cycles … Continue reading

Extended Summer Sale

Today is – according to the calendar – the last day of the three summer months (on the northern hemisphere that is). By all accounts this would have meant that this year’s summer sale ends, but this is not the … Continue reading