I’m glad I chose not to wear stripes. I do like them and wear them a lot, but here at the fair it would have meant looking like everybody else. It sort of goes with the territory to wear stripes. The witch is plain purple (!) and grey. Nice enough but not too Gudrun Sjödén, designer for teachers and librarians.
As usual the queues for the toilets are pretty bad, but will get worse as the general public are allowed in tomorrow. Into the fair, I mean, not that they aren’t allowed in the toilets. There was one toilet as an exhibit that had oranges in it and an invitation to take one…
Norwegian designer chairs in one café, combining practicality with art. Wish they’d considered their teabags more carefully while they were at it.
Went to a Pippi Longstocking talk this morning, with Astrid Lindgren’s daughter. I spied Librarian Husband of Cousin in the front row, stopping to chat her up after the talk.
Checked out most of the bookshop stalls, feeling pleased I don’t need any new books. The Uppsala English Bookshop has a good selection of English language books.