• Mio, my Son

    Mio, my Son

    1954 Ilon Wikland

    Was there anyone listening to the radio on the 15th October, last year? Was there anyone who heard them asking after a missing boy? This is what they said: “Police in Stockholm are looking for 9 year-old Bo Vilhelm Olsson, who disappeared two evenings ago from his home at No.13 Upplandsgatan. Bo Vilhelm Olsson has light-coloured hair and blue eyes and at the time of his disappearance was believed to be wearing brown shorts, a grey knitted jumper and a small red knitted cap. Any information concerning the missing person’s whereabouts should be reported to the police without delay.”
    Yes, that’s what they said. But no information came in concerning Bo Vilhelm Olsson…