Swedish Christmas Market, Karin Eriksson and Manos
On Sunday we took a drive with our friend Lisbeth out to Överjärva Gard, which is a lovely, traditional Swedish handcrafters' village in Solna, an outlying area of Stockholm. My reason for wanting to go was to visit a talented potter and artist there named Karin Eriksson, who owns a shop named Manos. The double benefit was that last weekend, the village celebrated its Advent Market, with horse rides for the children, and lots of handcraft demonstrations. Although the weather was not friendly, but instead cold and rainy, the village was full of visitors and bustling with Christmas spirit.