Tag Archive: Smiles

Who needs a TV anyway?

I have sat for three hours now, looking out the window, witnessing the play of changing landscape. First act; the outline of the mountain sketched on the canvas of sky. Second act; The… Continue reading

A day in the life

Yesterday I: 1. Woke up from the brightness in my room 2. Washed my clothes by hand and hung them outside to dry 3. Made a pea-soup that I ate with home-made bread… Continue reading

Chilled out truck trip

Mid July and my friends back home are lazing on the beach, having late night barbeques and sun burns. Me, I’m just chillin’ by a glacier. My childhood friend Christian works as a… Continue reading

Whale watching (us?)

There is something peaceful about whales I think. Maybe it’s the fact that they are so big (15-20 metres) and slow (well, about 50 kph) It’s the way they live at the bottom… Continue reading

As I ate the oysters…

“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture,… Continue reading

Moveable feast, moving on

The sun is shining and the wind is almost warm. The turquoise water lapping the shore outside my window brings back images of Croatia and Italy. But I’m not there. I am here,… Continue reading

Jeg vil gripe dagen

The new/old house

I have moved into the old house with Johanna and Maja; the other Swedish staff. Soon, the new chef will come to live with us too. Saves money on rent but perhaps a… Continue reading

Lovely first days in Lofoten

(Hitch) hikes and rock climbs

I had an amazing day on Saturday. Slept really well in my fancy three bedroom rorbu, got up and had coffee at the dock and said farewell to the Englishmen. Checked out and… Continue reading