Høst

Så er vi kommet dit igjen. En ny høst. Noen kaller det fortsatt sensommer, men her i nord vet vi bedre. Min samboer forteller ofte om sitt sjokkmøte med Tromsø – om snøen som kom 5.september – og ble liggende til våren. Så vi nærmer oss tiden for snøens...

A Boat is placed on Land

My grandfather was a fisherman. He owned several boats. One of them had the name “Liljen” which means the Lilly, a beautiful boat, all his children loved it. Boats often get a special position in fishing families and my mother and her siblings were proud of this boat....

A House by the Sea

When I grew up I always dreamt about a house by the sea. If I ever should buy myself a house, it should be with the wide ocean right in front of it. Behind the house there would be mountains. The best place, I thought, would be Lofoten. Not so far from where I grew...

Kald på nesen

Jeg har alltid, siden jeg var liten jente, kjent en spesiell glede ved vinteren. Det er noe med klarheten, som om verden står fram på en tydeligere måte. Og det aller beste er å være varm i hele kroppen, mens jeg er kald på nesen. Jeg hadde en saueskinnspose da jeg...

Lilly, my Grandmother

She was a special lady, my grandmother. I lived with her several years in my childhood, and she gave me the feeling of being special. She had delivered 10 children, two of them died, a girl after three days, and her eldest son in his youth, because of diabetes. Lilly...

An ordinary Day in January

The weather has been as beautiful as it can be in the first month of the year up in the north. It is cold, from minus 10 to minus 20 degrees Celsius and clear sky. I try to catch it with my camera. There are so many moments through the day. The special morning light...
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