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BROKEN DREAMS OF MY HOMETOWN AND A NATION..

I originally posted this on my photography blog http://www.kenneshaw.se

I have been many places in my life, I was born in japan, raised on Honululu Hawaii, currently living in Stockholm Sweden by way of Umeå and Sävar Sweden. There is one place however that I call “home”. I grew up here, had my first love, found out who I was and at the time what I wanted to be. When I lived here all I wanted was to leave, and to this day I couldn’t see myself living here again. But for all it’s weaknesses, decay and desperation; I still call Herlong, California my Home. Read More

Photo reviews

LEICA M6 – A BEAUTY IN BLACK

LEICA M6 – A BEAUTY IN BLACK
What more can be said about this camera – the infamous Leica M6 classic. Like all or most leica cameras it is a beauty to behold, and much like all Leica cameras beauty meets function. I am not going to write a spec or detail analysis of this camera, as I don’t have that knowledge to give – I am not a camera expert, just a guy who likes taking photos and have my own specific reasons for the cameras that I use.  Read More

Trip report

Etapp 6.1 Sörmlandsleden

2467309Elina and Alexander took on ikea and I decided to go on a nice Sunday walk. This was an excellent day out with the sun shining and the temperature at around 15 degrees celcius. This wrapped up e-tapp 6.1 and parts of 6.0 on Sörmlandsleden. Actual distance is closer to 15 kilometers, I started tracking late. This e-tapp starts in Flemingberg (huddinge stockholm) and makes it way down to crossing towards Paradis. Read More

Ramblings

Backpain hell and sleeping on a pad

I love to be out in nature, I love sleeping over and just enjoying my time out in the woods. I don’t need to be gone very long, usually when I just need to get out, a one night sleep over is enough. However, I have one constant problem always bothering me and the reason I even changed over to a Hammock: I get massive pain in my hips and shoulder when sleeping on the ground. Read More