Come Rain, Come Shine

  Testing out my new camera. The world really had a lot to offer us this morning – 100% natural beauty.  

a new day

OGNA 7:30 am – 5°C windless looking west . Looking down (or up, depending on who’s perspective on life one chooses …) . looking east, North-East . Some of you know that I’m living my daily life in a house by the sea, or to be more specific; by a calm little bay. This house…

Wanderlust

In 2012 Stavanger municipality and Stavanger Tourist Organisation launched a unique public health project called “52 everyday trips”. Every week a new walk, with a detailed map, was presented in the newspaper. The idea was to present the public for well marked routes right outside their own houses, making everyday activity an easier task. The 52 walks…

ordinary oddities

The world is cold, clear and quiet – sharp & tranquil endless blue sky, sea, boats; some of which must have seen better days … – by the way: Did you know that boats freeze in winter? This one looks as if he is having a cold – .

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…

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?

Early morning walk

Every morning I walk my two dogs; Ludo & Noah. I have had dogs all my life, and early morning walks are among the things I really love, no matter season or weather. View from the terrace at 08:00 AM (I take my dogs out around half past seven, when its still very dark, today…

Winter pleasures

Helleborus niger: Julerose – Hellebore – Christmas Rose – Snow Rose – Oracle Flower – Schneerose – Christrose – Weihnachtsrose – Vaaleajouluruusu In ancient times Hippocrates applied Helleborus as a purgative and as a diuretic agent. Helleborus was also used in the treatment of mental diseases. In medieval times it was used to makes salves that witches used. Some thought of Helleborus as…