Tag Archive: Scandinavia

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

A silent summer sigh

The last breath of July came as a silent sigh. This is the summer that never happened. But I embrace the change of season, despite autumn arriving about a month too soon. This… Continue reading

Koster Islands (Sweden)

We met up with Lee’s parents that were visiting from Australia, caught a ferry over to Sydkoster – South Koster Island, on the Swedish west coast and stayed in a cabin without running… Continue reading

Highasakite – Keep that letter safe

Leaving one home for another

I moved into this apartment exactly two years ago. Having just come back from a seven months backpacking trip I was in need of a place to hang up my hat and drop… Continue reading

Home for the holidays

I’m sitting comfortably in a spacious seat in a silent train car travelling along the coast from Stockholm to Hudiksvall. One my one side, a woman is quietly knitting and on the other,… Continue reading

November haze

Monday and a new start of some sort. I caught the classic dragged out November cold and can’t remember when I last felt energetic or refreshed. As if someone had pulled a thick… Continue reading

Faded summer skin

Summer ended as quickly as it had arrived. It was one of the most intense Scandinavians summers I had experienced, and even now it seems almost like a dream… You and me in… Continue reading

Bergen, Norway

(My problem with) Norwegian food culture

On the bus between Gothenburg and Oslo, Sweden and Norway. Two counties with the smallest differences that causes my biggest problem. I’d like to think I’m pretty accepting, but two things bug me… Continue reading