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Category Archives: Scandinavia
With the topic of refugees and terrorism very much in the news, this novel by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis, is written for our time and makes for illuminating reading. Two impoverished Roma boys are scavenging for something to … Continue reading
Guessing location based on a single photograph isn’t easy, but a challenge is fun, and along the way we learn about various places.
Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object, on my blog. I encourage you to leave a comment if you think you might know where the following mystery photo was taken, or what it is. If … Continue reading
Where can you find a church that has a building purpose-built to house one’s weapons when attending church? Where can you find Viking architecture still in regular use and see frescoes from the end of the first millennium? – By … Continue reading
Even through glass the view is stunning. My contribution to the world through glass. Can’t find a better view than this one…. Below photo in a stave church…I think it would be impossible to pay attention to the priest…. A … Continue reading
Where’s My Backpack has a travel themed photographic challenge – titled “Spring” – but at home it is still summer, and heading (hopefully) towards the cooler autumnal soon! My photo comes from Sandane, Norway, last Spring. I hear Norwegians and … Continue reading
I used a natural scale to emphasize ( and not exagerrate), size. Where trolls live…. has to be Norway. Note the size of the barn in the lower centre of the photograph, compared to the Mountains. Continue reading
Norway provides many opportunities for a pop of colour! Day Eleven in the photo101 challenge Continue reading
In Denmark last year, a wall spoke to the world, and the world spoke on the wall!
2000 wooden boards were used to create an interesting visual barrier, around a construction zone, in the center of the city. The purpose was to create an interactive pixel screen that could be personalized, by each member of the public, in an artistic way. Continue reading