Tag Archives: norway

Rosemaling and Art Coloring in Designs

Colouring in can be very relaxing and a way to engage with art in a non-threatening way. Particularly for those who might think they aren’t artistic. My Rosemaling colouring in designs allow you to familiarise yourself with the forms and begin to understand this art. Build your confidence in drawing with this lovely Norwegian folk art. Continue reading

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How to Design your own Artwork – Week #2 Design Challenge

Learn how to design your own artwork examining the elements and principles of art and how it applies to design and to Norwegian folk art. Continue reading

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Travel theme: Paths

There are many paths to take in life. Here are a few that I found delightful. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global words of Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across … Continue reading

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A Good Match

A good match goes together like birds of a feather! or Gog and Magog The Music seems to agree too: Nothing can separate the mermaid from her rock or good friends:  we are a Good match! Not something to take … Continue reading

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“A Photo a Week Challenge: Details

SHARE A SERIES OF PHOTOS THAT SHOW THE GRAND SCALE AND THE DETAIL OF THE SCENE asks Nadia Merrill The Grand Scale….. And a small detail: For more details click here    

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Monday Mystery – Fredriksten Festning – Halden

This is the final Monday Mystery Photo for 2016. MMP will be back in 2017 with more guest submission. Test your geographic knowledge each Monday. Continue reading

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Travel theme: Snowy

    A few days ago, I saw this meme referring to those who love snow. Yeh, that’s me, for sure! My hand’s up, waving frantically in enthusiasm for snow and the colder elements. People in the northern hemisphere must … Continue reading

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Travel

I have followed Sally’s blog for some time and her regular weekly feature with changing themes gives photography buffs a good array of choice and inspires creativity. I am thrilled to have a chance to blog some of my favourite … Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – last time Bergen

Join in with my challenge to identify the location of a mystery photo each Monday. Linkbacks for correct answers Continue reading

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WPC – Shine

Sunlight can reveal many things, hitherto unseen, or un-imagined. “Turn your face towards the sun, and the shadows will always fall behind you” Something to Ponder About in the SunShine   Save

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last Week Norway

Can you guess the location of my mystery photo? Join my challenge and test your knowledge of world locations. Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last week Hardangerfjord

Guessing location based on a single photograph isn’t easy, but a challenge is fun, and along the way we learn about various places.
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The Legacy of Olav and Nidaros

The ancient Battle of Sticklestad might have happened way back in the 11th century. But this Viking and his legacy is still remembered today and celebrated in Norway. Continue reading

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Anne Holt: Fear Not (2011)

Anne Holt’s female protaganist just can’t keep away from poking her nose into her husband’s crime investigation but it proves to be an asset rather than a liability. Continue reading

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