A tiny Tasmanian tale

I confess. I don't know where to begin. I know when it started, though. 23 years ago, when I met my Becky in Denmark. Half British, half Australian. Tasmanian, to be precise. I can't count the number of times we've dreamed of going back to her childhood fairytale island, but somehow, the journey always got …

Wintercamping with Children – Northern Lights and Whooper Swans above the Blefjell mountains

It was winter. There was snow. And before us awaited a week without any big plans – winter holiday 2011. The ideas were many, but the decision was easy: We went to Blefjell, our lokal mountain range. Sleeping bags, sleeping mats, tents, food, clothing, cooking equipment, cuddly teddy bears and a radio were distributed between …

Off season

The landscape along the coast of the southern most part of Norway is a mosaic consisting of agricultural land, caravan sites, vast stretches of cabin areas, and, what we came looking for, smooth rock faces gliding into the sea, interspersed with the occasional remnant gnarled oak forest and tall growing beech forest. Last autumn we …