Crossing the Bar

On Easter weekend, inspired by the beautiful sunshine and uninspired by the same old walking tracks we usually go on, we drove towards Os seeking somewhere new to discover. As fate had it, as we drove down a quaint little road that seemed to lead to nothing more than some farms at the end of…

Sea-themed March

Winter has successfully dragged on well into March this year, with spring repeatedly attempting an appearance, only to be smothered again by a bitterly cold snap or a dump of snow. On some days I have gone outside for a walk amongst wintry scenes of dark green fir and pine trees scattered around snow carpeted…

February blues and 1920s jazz

The rest of February has had it’s major ups and downs. Following the speed dating event I went on a little date. A couple of days later I went on a lovely walk up Stendafjellet in the snow and sunshine. Following that I spent a weekend flat/cat sitting for Eidi and Remy who went off…

French cinema, valentines day speed dating and sushi

This week has been a blast! On tuesday my girlfriends, Malin, Eidi, Emilie and Yasmin, went to the cinema to watch “call me by your name” before going for a drink at no stress afterwards. The movie, spoken with a mixture of English and French, pleasantly surprised, with it’s calm and serene landscapes and laid…

Almost completing my diving course

For Christmas my parents surprised me with a PADI diving course, which was thrilling as I have always wanted to learn how to dive. The few times I have been on diving excursions or snorkel experiences abroad I have adored it every time, so I was excited to take this experience to the next level…

Cross country skiing

After (un)subtley hinting about going skiing as one of our new activities for the “get into shape for the 7 mountain hike” quest, we finally managed to make it happen, and so at the weekend, two weeks ago, we went cross country skiing! On the day I woke up early, made some hot chocolate and…

Walk around the Arboretum with Mum

Finally, Bergen is shining! The last couple of days the sun has been out and the ground has been dry. Mum and I grabbed this opportunity to take a lovely stroll around the Arboretum at Milde on Friday. We parked down by Mildevågen by the botanical gardens and walked to Grønnevika beach. The view over…