This weekend there has been a lot of people in town. The weather has been lovely and there was quite a lot going on. The biggest event was a cycling race called Tour des Fjords. Norway is a country where cycling has gotten quite big over the last years. Mainly due to the fact that… Continue reading Tour des Fjords
I spent this Whitsun at our summer-house. The weather was not the best when I drove in after work on friday, but the rain wasn’t too bad. I woke up quite early on saturday and after a nice long breakfast I drove to Jørpeland, the nearest small town. I picked up some groceries we forgot,… Continue reading Witsun at the cabin
As many of you have probably figured out I’m a coffee person. I need my coffee in the morning and I love a nice cup of coffee during the day. As a treat we went out for one of the newest coffee place in Stavanger, Coffee Berry a few day ago. It’s a very cosy… Continue reading Coffee berry
I survived the 17th of May. All the marching, playing, the rain and sunshine. Even the part of the day where I was locked out of my apartment after being so tired I had returned the car and the keys to my home and got back with the keys to the car (luckily I got… Continue reading Photos from Yesterday – I’m a survivour!
Our summer-house, that I wrote about in the previous post and a few others. Is as many of you have gathered a place I come to relax. It is situated on an island close to the quite famous Lysefjorden where you can find the pulpit rock. I find the scenery quite beautiful and dramatic. The… Continue reading Norwegian Island Idse
A while ago I was going to our summer-house to rest and enjoy the very good weather. But sadly an illness stopped me. Earlier this week I got to go in for a little while and even if the weather was not very good it was a peaceful relaxing break. The cabin trip contained eating… Continue reading Hyttetur (cabin trip)
I was reading Good Woman’s post about the year she was born, and I found it very interesting. It gave me the idea to write a post about the year I was born 1986. First of, at the same day I was born 26th of April 1986, the terrible Chernobyl disaster occurred. Everyone was scared… Continue reading The Year I Was Born 1986
Today is Liberation Day in Norway. It’s not celebrated as much as our Constitutional Day, 17th of May. But this year it’s the 70 year anniversary for the end of the Germans 5 year-long occupation of Norway during World War 2. It’s a good feeling seeing the flags waving in the wind knowing how lucky… Continue reading Happy Liberation Day!
May has come upon us (where does the time go?), and as you could read in my last post it got of to a bad start for me before it picked up again. The weather has now decided to get a bit warmer, but the rain is back and the wind is blowing quite a… Continue reading Month of May
This May-day weekend I had big plans. The weather forecast was really nice and I was going to my family’s summer-house, to find some peace and quiet. Enjoy the sun and try out my new phone camera on the lovely scenery there. This did not happen, because on thursday I got a fever and was… Continue reading Mayday Weekend