Monday, April 25, 2011

It doesn't seem...

... but Björn Ulvaeus is turning 66 years old today!
I wish love, harmony, health and happiness can always be a part of his life, so that he can still bring light for the world for many more years.

Friday, April 22, 2011

More rare ABBA

As I realized that I still had some rare ABBA pictures, I thought it would be great to share them with you, my dear readers. Hope you enjoy my newest selection!

ABBA at concert in Norway in 1972

This one belongs to a very well-known photo shoot taken in 1974, but this specific picture is quite unusual

ABBA pictured during their appearance on a TV program

Another rare picture taken in a well-known photo session

ABBA in a press conference in Australia in early 1977

The best picture from this post for me 

ABBA with Franck Pourcel, in 1978

Go to ABBA Rarities and More ABBA rarities for more unusual ABBA photos

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Anni-Frid and other flowers

Have you ever imagined a flower called Anni-Frid? Or even Frida? I guess Anni-Frid would definitely love it, as she has always seemed to be a great flower enthusiastic. Let's check it over...

Even as a child Frida enjoyed flowers...

... and she hasn't changed

The couple posing for a picture with nice flowers in 1976

Frida's holding a beautiful bouquet and with flowers adorning her hair during a press conference, also in 1976

Benny's looking like he is not having a good time at all...
But Frida's holding a bouquet as usual!

Again with flowers... and Benny

With another bouquet and among lots of flowers in 1982

Frida was graced with a lovely bouquet during Mamma Mia! premiere in Moscow in 2006

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Which ABBA song is perfect for Benny and Frida?

Well, I think almost every ABBA love song has some lines that fit pretty well with them. The following pictures show it very clearly. Can you identify which songs the lines of their subtitles refer to?

One man, one woman
Two friends and two true lovers

I love you, I adore you
I lay my life before you
I'll have you want me more and more

Lay your head on my chest so you hear every beat of my heart
Now there's nothing at all that can keep us apart

You must have a lovelight
Everything around you is lovelight

Gonna sing you my love song, gonna bring you some light
Gonna make you feel happy every day of your life

There's a shimmer in your eyes
Like the feeling of a thousand butterflies

Do you have a favorite ABBA song for them?

Saturday, April 9, 2011


I have told I love ABBA not only because of their great musical talent, but also - or mainly - because of their kind, honest and simple way to be themselves, in spite of their fantastic success worldwide. I guess I've forgotten to mention another great deal, though - their playful side!

Yes, we cannot forget it. Have you ever counted how many times you've seen ABBA pictures in which they're playing in parks or playing tricks on each other? Not to mention those photos with lots of stuffed animals as if they were children... 

So what do you think of enjoying another sample of their funny spirit? Let's go!

I love this picture
I'm sure they were having a great time that day

Here the four were especially funny...

Hmm, it seems Björn's requesting Benny's help to play

This photo shoot itself is a joke...

Yes, Frida was very playful and funny, but she has always been a very absent-minded and awkward person - note I'm not criticizing her, also because I identify myself a lot with her -, so I don't know if I should call what she's doing here just as a playful thing
For me it's a Frida's absent-minded moment

Frida's apparently refusing to say goodbye

Playing house
May it was Linda's doll house?

What an ugly bear!
But... erm... it looks like Agnetha really liked him

Björn already knows what you're about to do, Benny!

Agnetha: "Let's dance, Björn!"
Björn: "Ahn..."

I remember when I saw this photo for the first time and I thought it was a montage...
But then I found out it wasn't
It seems Björn is really enjoying his new partner, since he's holding her waist romantically...
Just kidding!

Frida: "Take a look at my muscles!"
Agnetha: "♪♫♪♫..."

It looks like somebody told a great joke

I can only imagine how angry Agnetha got when she saw her kitchen devasted by these two men...
Frida should have given an earful on Benny by messing their best friends' kitchen!

And their tricks are still going on nowadays!

Friday, April 8, 2011

Frida and Linda

Did you know Linda Ulvaeus' eldest daughter has Frida as her second name? I've always wondered if it has anything to do with our dear Frida, since she and Linda seemed to have had a close and warm relationship when Agnetha and Björn's daughter was a little girl.

Judging by the pictures below, I guess we can really believe that Linda paid a kind of tribute to our Frida.

Frida and her tenderness for baby Linda

Looking fondly at Anna's so cute baby

Playing together in the pool!

Tuesday, April 5, 2011


Agnetha is 61! Lots of love, harmony, happiness and blessings are my best wishes for you, Anna!

Happy Birthday!