what is authoritarianism?

Living in a winter nation I get to see a lot of Russia these days, that is; Russia as it likes to present itself through the Olympics. Living in a society praising equality, there are several things about  Russian leadership (as presented through media) which strikes me as rather odd… The Philosophers Mail claims that authoritarianism…

bathtub update

I have yet to discover any connection between the bathtub project and my search for beauty, but I guess a link will turn up somewhere along the way …This image is from Lundsneset, a 15 minutes walk from my house. I haven’t seen any cattle nor any sheep on these fields since I moved here. But…

inauguration

And now let us welcome the New Year Full of things that have never been. -Rainer Maria Rilke

rough sea

These images are from Kvassheim, not far from my house by the ocean. Unfortunately I forgot my camera, so this is iPhone. But hopefully you can still get a sense of what the North Sea is like after a rough night. Today has been calm, but the meteorologists are promising more wind in the days…

winter wonderland

This is what my morning looked like. The forecast for tomorrow promises +8°C, so I really should be skiing today – But then of course, I’m a girl who much prefer sitting down at my desk writing & reading, also on a beautiful white Saturday, like today …

population density

population density Norway: 15/km2 population density Hong Kong: 6544/km2 I believe that how & where we live is important for who we become. I think that our sense of space becomes a part of our identity, our personality. Living conditions are a personal matter. I have no idea who I would have become living like this:…

have a drink!

I wonder; will the cows really wade out here to drink? And another question for you all: Do cows in all countries, all over the world – drink from bathtubs? Or is this a local Scandinavian phenomenon? Tungenes fyr can you see its raining at sea? a closer look at the lighthouse, now a part…

fisherwoman

fisherwoman (Merriam-Webster): a woman who fishes as an occupation or for pleasure. To be honest; I do neither, but I do know how to make the perfect fish soup … … but I can’t do it without the help of this little guy and some friends of his –