Long time no hear

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. …

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Amazon Mekka – or why every girl (and boy) should move to Tromsø

I’ve had the privilege to get to know a pretty substantial number of magnificent women during my life. I come from a strong line of women. My grandma Mia (her full name was Anna Maria, but she only used that name when she did something really good and enthusiastically exclaimed – Damnit your good Anna … Continue reading Amazon Mekka – or why every girl (and boy) should move to Tromsø

Blue bird

It’s Sunday afternoon in Tromsø and the sky is exploding. For each direction I turn my head, I see new colors. Pink sprinkles on blue mountains, golden houses, purple wind plumes, burning clouds. At the docks, I watch the sun set behind Kvaløya together with lonely cranes and lovely rascals. The cormorants. Together, we watch … Continue reading Blue bird