Tag Archive: Choice

The Alchemy of Dreams

Alchemy: any magical power or process of transmuting a common substance, usually of little value, into a substance of great value It was two days before my 30th birthday. I had finally found… Continue reading

On the other side of fear

I am cruising down the roads of Bali on a a scooter. In the periphery of my eyes: rice fields and palm tree-fringed landscapes, distant temples, street food warungs, a continuous flow of… Continue reading

Too much of a good thing

Today is a beautiful day. Like most days, here on Gili Islands, it is sunny and about 30 degrees, the ocean is crystal blue and there is a steady flow of dive boats,… Continue reading

Change of career, not of heart

I am at the early stages of changing career. At the same time, I’ve been doing it all along. I have always been kind and caring, social and service-minded. Whether I was scanning… Continue reading

The Ubud effect keeps giving

The Ubud effect keeps giving. I find myself running into the same people, and presented with the same kinds of deep conversations, in the same kind of raw food restaurants. Everything is different,… Continue reading

The Ubud effect

The Ubud effect started already on the flight from Colombo. I ended up next to a Sri Lankan-Australian woman who was on her way to Bali for the first time. She had no… Continue reading

Casa Colombo and interesting Feng Shui

The rain is pouring down outside the open windows at Casa Colombo Hotel. Inside, I am comfortably curled up into a big rotting arm chair with a large mango lassi. The large ceiling… Continue reading

The greater plan

We had a plan. We were in it together. Until I made other plans. The decision had been growing like a storm in my head for weeks, maybe longer. A whisper that had… Continue reading

Familiar feelings

I wake up without an alarm, in my childhood room. I can’t remember when I last slept a full night. Still I feel slow. Still sad. My mother comes sit at my bedside… Continue reading

Wow – No cow!

I was only away from Oslo for a weekend, but it felt like a week. I’m sure my recent Instagram feed would give that impression too… 😉 But I have been working my… Continue reading