Today is Midsommarafton, one of Sweden's biggest holidays and just as all the other Midsummers in my life - it is celebrated! Here in Ghana the special feel of that "finally it is summer" is difficult to bring out since the tropical weather is constant, but the food and drinks and a few songs can be arranged. Also, I have been celebrating midsummer on the blog since I moved here:
2007 I spent midsummer with some Swedish friends in Accra.
2008 I hosted a big to-do in my garden with the Swedish diaspora that was here then (and later missed home anyways).
This year, it'll be a bit more low key.
A beer on the beach with a friend and a flower in my hair.
In the pic: A hibiscus flower in my garden.
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