Read what Wikipedia has to say about the history of the umbrella and its sun-protecting twin, the parasol. After all the crazy things that have happened in my off-line-life this week, I don't feel very clever or witty. This post will be a straight-forward picture-book about U-words. Click on the word Umbrella.
My photos of a toy cow from the Dairy company, Arla
My photo of a drinking glass from the dairy company, Arla.
and not Anna.
(This is not an ad, just things I like.)
But these animals are otters! Oops! Wrong letter! We had that letter weeks ago! The Swedish name for "otter" is "utter" (plural form: "uttrar"). This is what it's like to live and dream in two languages! Sometimes I get it wrong! So we may as well continue to the next U-word...
....which is Underwater! Here is Elisabet's "Underwater-box" or "aquarium" made out of a shoe-box, showing seashells, gravel, seaweeds, fish and a killer whale!
You can see my reflection in the window-glass! (I've got a helmet on my head because I rode my bike. Norrkoping is a small enough town to do that. I amost never take the bus)
Now that I have finished this very difficult letter, I feel a whole lot better!
Pricilla of The Maaaaa of Pricilla
For more U-words at Mrs. Matlock's Alphabe-Thursday please click here.