Resurrection

Summer is shy in the Arctic. It plays peak-a-boo and goes into hiding when we pay it too much attention. But it is here, and we know it. The sun has stopped setting, the creeks have turned into waterfalls, cowslips are flooding the grass all over town, and baby seagulls (and people) are flooding the … Continue reading Resurrection

Oh happy trails!

This is happiness: Racing around Röbäck with Karin and Martin, and feeling like my lungs were on the verge of imploding but just on the verge and that I could do all the hills and manage the rough parts, and just hanging out, and… yay! Making my sister’s kids ride my bike and seeing their … Continue reading Oh happy trails!

A healthy mind in a healthy body (or in other words, what I shove down my throat in the backcountry)

I must admit that I sometimes (just sometimes) get just a little bit grumpy when my blood sugar levels drop below a critical level. Ok, no, I risk going ballistic when it happens. Once, when we were mountainbiking down Ryfjället in Västerbotten and I didn’t manage to ride a particularly sketchy part, I was inches … Continue reading A healthy mind in a healthy body (or in other words, what I shove down my throat in the backcountry)