I recently had a visit from a friend from the States and got to play tourist for the day. Thankfully, it was before the corona virus shut the world down. If you want to know more about this lovely excursion, let me know. After 17.5 years in Norway, it was high time to play touristContinue reading “A Reindeer Kind of Day”
In the north of Norway, we have an expression that describes the special light that occurs during the polar night season. “Blåtime”, directly translated “the blue hour”. Today it was breathtaking!
But it lightens the distant horizon. 9am, Tromsø, Norway.
It is official, the polar night season has arrived. The streets of Tromsø are decorated in whimsical twinkly lights. Magic is in the air.
Dusk has descended on our arctic paradise (1:00 pm).
Inward or outward, that is the question. These photos were taken on the same day, at the same time, from two sides of a glass panelled wall.
The removing of my large shoe mosaic in the North Cape, with the purpose of restoring it, has brought back so many memories. Here is a recap of the process, via photos. And if you were wondering, 1,200 shoes is A LOT of shoes! It is inspiring to look back on the project, from whenContinue reading “Shoes! Oh, the possibilities!”
This shoe mosaic is one of the results of my environmental project, One Step at a Time, that started in 2012. It has hung outdoors since 2014, under the midnight sun and the northern lights. Its weathered many storms, and now, 5 years later, it is in need of restoration. As we just took downContinue reading “One Step at at Time – Cleaning up the Coast”