Family can be by blood or water. I have two sisters by blood, and three sisters by water, or rather by soul. I got to know them when we all started high school. The first time I saw Sara, she was wearing Levis 501, Doc Marten’s and a black leather jacket. She was the coolest … Continue reading Soul sisters
The whales have abandoned Tromsø. The herring has travelled north, and so have the whales. The past weekend, I and six friends decided to follow them. On Friday evening, we loaded our kayaks on the roofs of our cars and drove up to Skjervøy. We drove under a starry sky. I expected to see the … Continue reading Good whale hunting
The north Norwegian summer is over. It ended on August 26 when the first snow fell on altitude. Summer is never long up here in the far north, but this year it felt particularly short. The old snow did not even have the time to melt before the first snow fell, and Sweden’s highest mountain, … Continue reading Norwegian summer – Part I: Andørja and Lofoten
So, I am lying here with a sprained ankle and can’t do nothing. Long story short: I thought I’d found flow and decided to do a crux on sight, and forgot about the tree standing real close to the crux, and naturally that same tree was real happy to meet my handlebar and throw me … Continue reading Lazy living in Liguria
Are you interested in economic analysis of decision-making under uncertainty, with a special focus on decisions in avalanche terrain? Do you have a master in economics, perhaps even some experience in behavioral or experimental economics? Would you like to work within the White heat project and live in Tromsø, Norway? Then you should definitely apply … Continue reading Come work with me!
I don’t know if I do, know when to go I mean. When do you really? Snow is such a complex thing. So how do you know when you know? How do you know that you aren’t just trying to convince yourself that it is safe because you want it to be? How do you … Continue reading Go when you know
Spring. The magpies are finding partners and building nests. They entertain me, as I entertain my flu on the balcony. Continue reading Magpies