Storronden hike in Rondane National Park of Norway

Last summer visit in Rondane I biked and hiked up to this awesome National Park and to the very peak of Veslesmeden (2015 masl).. some truly gobsmacked days to remember. Now, this summer me and puppy woke up early in our little mountain cottage with a new challenge, to hike up yet another 2000-peaks in the area – we…… Continue reading Storronden hike in Rondane National Park of Norway

Nordlandsbanen railway journey in North Norway

I love travel by train in Norway, especially long distance railway where you are guaranteed an overdose of scenic landscapes both under, over, in between and straight through the Norwegian mountain world. I have often travelled by the beautiful Bergensbanen and Raumabanen, and last summer I finally got the chance to travel both ways with the…… Continue reading Nordlandsbanen railway journey in North Norway

New paths of life

A new year is here, and new challenges are waiting. Planning and preparing has occupied my mind and doings during the last couple of months, as new and unknown directions are waiting for both me and my son soon. It will not be easy for any of us, but necessary. Hopefully we will be able…… Continue reading New paths of life

Tindstinden hike in Lofoten Norway

Don’t wanna risk your or other hikers lives just to get a selfie on the glorified Reinebringen? Then Tindstinden for sure is a brilliant alternative. From this mountain top you can, in fair weather that is, gaze towards the mainland or the open ocean with Værøy and Røst islands, towards the wild landscape behind the very end of Lofoten road… …… Continue reading Tindstinden hike in Lofoten Norway

Solar illuminated bird feeder

Feeding wild birds or backyard birds is a great way to learn more about them. They are such fascinating and adorable little creatures. To be successful at the birds dinner table I have eventually learned what to give them to keep them coming. Here you can see the tiny “solar panel” I mounted on the roof – the…… Continue reading Solar illuminated bird feeder

White frost river

Winter wonderland is here! Every day is full of beautiful frozen creations of nature – where dull and grey trees, branches and bushes are getting a revamp draped in new crystallized icing suites, looking their very best ever… I know I should have used a tripod for better focus, but hey…have you ever tried to shoot…… Continue reading White frost river

Crochet merino beanie with star and waistcoat stitch

Today’s hike took me and puppy up to and all the way around the half-frozen lake Rödvattensjön (377 masl). It is a really beautiful and peaceful area with lots of trails to discover for us. One of the trails* from here will also take you on a longer hike to Stockholmsgata.   Look at this beautiful…… Continue reading Crochet merino beanie with star and waistcoat stitch

Enchanted forest

Everything has its charm. Even the moist, slushy and gray days. We just had a period with this weather, and, even if it can crash your mood, it can also result in some cool nature experiences when the sun is trying to break through it all.. As usual me and puppy are out discovering new…… Continue reading Enchanted forest

Offersøykammen hike in Lofoten

I still have a few more hikes and excursions to post from an awesome summer season in Lofoten, saving the very best ones for last. But first, for hikers that are looking for another quick, easy and thrilling hike up to a 360° panoramic view – today I give you the magnificent Offersøykammen. Quick and nice trail up…… Continue reading Offersøykammen hike in Lofoten

Stockholmsgata canyon hike

The name may bewilder you to think about city streets in Stockholm packed with cars, shops and people. But no – Stockholmsgata nature reserve are so far away from anything like that I can promise you. About a week ago I did a impulsive trip to have my first look at this area. It took more than an…… Continue reading Stockholmsgata canyon hike

Licence to sweep

Last year I got my licence to chimney sweep/soot and clean my own wood-fired heating boiler.  Feels really nice to be able to do this job myself, as I learn more how my house’s heating system works – and surely I also save some bucks by doing it myself. After measuring the chimney’s diameter I could order…… Continue reading Licence to sweep

Crochet sweater

Finally I have made my very first crochet sweater.! It is an easy and cropped one with long arms.. and sooo soft! But of course not at all perfect – I can see several things to do better next time. But it is a learning process where I’m getting ready to create my dream crochet sweater…… Continue reading Crochet sweater