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!
March 26. 2017. The light has returned to the Arctic. Today, we lost 1 hour due to daylight saving. This is my first post in a very long time. It doesn’t contain any deep thoughts, just a recollection of the time that has past. It is more a private diary than a public blog post. … Continue reading Long time no hear
The countdown to darkness is approaching it’s end. Today, the sun rose over the Arctic sea at 09.54 am, and went back to sleep again at 1.03 pm. The Arctic night officially starts on November 21st, but the dark time started a month ago. Last year, darkness fell over Troms in mid October. For almost … Continue reading Sky over Tromsø
A lot of things that goes on in this world make me mad and scared as a cow: giant swirls of plastic in the seas, global warming, Donald Trump, IS, Assad, world economics, world politics, religion, racism, sexism. Like most people, I do very little to face my fears and fight the things that make … Continue reading Original plagiary by OR
I keep seeing pictures of summer.. Summer the way that I have grown up to define it. In the Arctic, summer is defined otherwise. Summer in the Arctic is endless sunny nights, and seemingly endless rain, wind, snow, and hail. I think that I can count the number of days that the thermometer has risen … Continue reading Come rain (or snow), come shine