studying blues

colour-samples from my morning walk oh hey – whats about the nasty bunker-shed?! Maggie Nelson’s narrator fell in love with blue I set out to study why Risking falling in love with the ugliest shed in the world in the process –

Cold & crisp

my terrace is facing west, this is what the world looks like from my point of view at 9 am on a cold and clear winter morning. our little boat is on the water (in the middle of this picture), and maybe you can see that there is a thin film of ice on the…

For Kim

– who asked for pictures of my books/bookcases I do not think Mrs Woolf would have appreciated it, but it is the truth, and I’d better tell you: There is no door into my new study. Its an open attic, everyone can enter – whenever … At the moment I’m focusing on learning how to write…

Afternoon walk

Sunrise 09:35 Sunset 15:48 Length of day 6h 22m (tomorrow it will be 2m more…) Ok, the weather could have been better, but who can really complain when living in a landscape like this?

Taking occupancy

Gradually things are finding their places in my new home. My husband & I both do a lot of work from home, so studies have had a high priority in our planning. (We have had no choices on the exterior design of the house, but have had some saying on the interior – and have…

On my own

As from June 1st I have resigned from all my work as an art- and literature reviewer. I have been writing critiques since 2006, and see this writing as an important part of my education. But now its time to start working, that is writing on my own material, which really leave me little &…

don’t knock down trees!

SPACE HAS A SPIRITUAL EQUIVALENT AND CAN HEAL WHAT IS DIVIDED AND BURDENSOME IN US … SPACE REPRESENT SANITY, NOT A LIFE PURIFIED, DULL, OR “SPACED OUT” BUT ONE THAT MIGHT ACCOMMODATE INTELLIGENTLY ANY IDEA OR SITUATION  Gretel Ehrlich   nature writing nature art nature architecture: have a look at this 

still exploring EDWARD BURTYNSKY

EDWARD BURTYNSKY: SOCAR Oil Fields #3 Baku, Azerbaijan, 2006 I’m a Norwegian, we make our living producing oil – how can I not be spellbound by a picture like this?

Findings

Lately I have been asking myself: Is there any connection between my new interest for nature writing and my long-lasting investigation into the concept of home? Today Kathleen Jamie contributed an interesting thought to my ongoing inquiries: We maneuvered the yacht carefully into a bay where a pale beach was backed by dunes. It had been…