November began with a Covid test. Scott started feeling ill after a work trip so he ordered a home test. Thankfully it was negative, which confirmed he was just a regular germ bag. I came down with the bug a few days later and we ended up feeling ill for two weeks.
We finally sorted out ceiling lights! There were none at all when we moved into this place earlier in the year; taking the whole light fitting when moving out, is standard in Sweden. We got through the tail end of last Winter but as the days grew darks this time around, we started to struggle with just two lamps for the whole apartment.
We bought a ceiling candle holder for the living room, hung electrical lights in the other rooms and added smaller lights (Philips Hue Light Bars) to the nooks and crannies.
And talking of lights, we fitted some to the camera cabinet too. I’m over the moon! It’s also nice to have somewhere to display the photo books.
Spending time ill at home nudged us to finally (another finally) order the prints for our gallery corner; empty frames had been sat on the walls for a few weeks. It’s nice to look at our photos more often and seeing them hung on the wall makes me feel like a photographer!
This old wooden Swedish candle holder came from a pop-up återbruk — a waste collection and recycling scheme that gives donated items away for free. It’s hand painted and takes miniature candles.
I’ll leave you with this tin of pepparkakor. I needed to buy a cake tin but I also fancied pepparkakor, so this was a win-win situation. Especially at 20 SEK (£1.65) for the whole lot.