Day Trip To Sweden

19 May


Husb and I went on a bus from Denmark to Sweden today, across THE BRIDGE which featured in the television series of the same name. We spent a few hours exploring Malmo, which has an ‘English Shop’ that sells Marmite for British expats to smuggle across THE BRIDGE because it’s illegal in Denmark. We found a sculpture of a cat by the river, a weird fountain and a great Design Museum.


I haven’t done any sketching since I’ve been here. I’m on holiday and having a break. It’s lovely. Here’s a view from the bus as we crossed THE BRIDGE.


6 Responses to “Day Trip To Sweden”

  1. Lemon May 21, 2015 at 13:50 #

    Lovely, thanks for sharing your vacation! Don’t show the cat sculpture to Sparta Puss…she may demand one of herself for your garden. 😀

    • Rosie Scribblah May 21, 2015 at 19:12 #

      She would! Although she’s put on so much weight since we’ve been away it would be a very unflattering sculpture.

  2. Livelee May 21, 2015 at 09:32 #

    The Bridge and Marmite. Two things I thoroughly enjoy. That’s Denmark off my list of places to live: marmite illegal. Why? What do they do with all that yeast extract from their beer manufacture then?

    • Rosie Scribblah May 21, 2015 at 10:09 #

      It’s the salt, apparently. They’re very strict on it 😕

  3. Mary May 20, 2015 at 00:39 #

    Good for you! Sounds like a fun trip.
    We enjoyed watching the UK (original) version of “The Bridge” on DVD not long ago. The US version doesn’t appeal, though….

    • Rosie Scribblah May 20, 2015 at 01:19 #

      Yes, we watched the original, compulsive viewing. It was only just over an hour from Copenhagen to Malmo and the bridge is spectacular

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