Let’s go inside

Inside – Art Innenansichten Entering the Astrup Fearnley Museum/Oslo Dina gasps of relieve: “I feel so much invigorated by art and culture! I can’t live on nature only. Norfolk is really beautiful, but after more than 5000 landscape photographs visiting such a museum gives me the energy I need. And especially photographing here which brings …

Brexit – Exit Oslo

This building is a roof, explains Renzo Piano Where will our roof be after Brexit? is our question The air is rich with winter fog and cold, and grows even colder as we reach Oslo. We are on our way to the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, an architectural masterpiece by Renzo Piano. We …

Travels in the Search of Snow

Dear Winter, where are you? Lieber Winter, wo bleibst du denn? Tollboden, Fredrikstad, Norway February 2017.  Not a trace of snow and no frost patterns on our window! We bought those fur parkas in fancy explorer-style and now we are sweating. We didn’t go up North for that! The name Norway goes back to the old …

Seals and more

A couple of days ago we flew via the Orkneys on our way to Norway. And do you know what we saw there? Our friends the seals with their cute pups. We actually looked at the seals on our beach in Cley lately but these seals were selkies, as mentioned by Amy Sackville in her …