May 1, 2016:
Lovers and mistresses.
This year's exhibition are about lovers and mistresses.
Pleasure and desire.
From the Renaissance to today.
The view of sex has varied in time.
Some small rooms.
In addition to the permanent exhibition
"The hidden power of women."
A bed and love letters.
Some erotic drawings.
A room with items, including an old condom, can not be pleasant.
A first vibrator, depicted in the film Hysteria.
An old law advanced porn.
Taking coffee in the cafe, sitting in the garden.
It blossoms in the park.
Walk around via the church, yellow anemones and a rippling stream.
April 13, 2014: "The women's hidden power"
I have passed Skarhult castle many times, and thought it looks exciting. A
well-preserved Renaissance castle.
Normally not open for the public. At the castle appears to September 21, 2014
the exhibition "The women's hidden power", 500 years of women's history at
Skarhult castle. The castle's original parts is built during the second half
of the 1500s by Steen Rosensparre. He was married to Mette Rosenkrantz. The
first women in Skarhult castle. The car park is at a building outside the
It is a mighty castle, originating in the 1500s. At the yard welcomes easter
decoration. A staircase leads up to the exhibition floor. Admission 60 SEK. A
large poster summarizing the females with the hidden power. A room for every
century. There are guides to ask, also guided walks. Walk ourselves through
the rooms and read the information boards. A different use of the castles was
a household school in the mid 1900s. Surely these women had power, but was
also tied to the view of women at that time. There is a book to buy about the
women with the hidden power, they were business leaders of their
The park features QR codes with information. Such modernity, I can not read,
but at the reception, you can instead get them on old fashioned paper. There
is a tall tale that Skarhult castle once was lost at cards, by Ace of
Diamonds. On the gable of the outbuildings are an Ace of Diamonds, on the flag
is the Ace of Diamonds since. It is a tale, a red rhombus is Schwerin family,
owners since generations of the castle, weapon. In the park is a ruin, built
as such as a romantic element. A path is leading to the church, with graves of
Schwerin. In the chancel of the church is a fine grave slab over Sven
Rosensparre and Mette Rosenkrantz. He lies in the tomb beneath, Mette lies
with her second husband in Denmark.
Walk back towards the castle, it begins to rain. The sundial does not show the
time in this weather. Hurrying down in the café in the hunting basement
"Jaktkällaren", with hunting trophies on the walls. Coffee and
cardamom buns. The castle Lord himself sits down for a chat with the guests.