Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen As a language teacher, languages do interest me a lot. Nowadays I have fun reading three different versions of the Bible; a Norwegian, English and Spanish one. I see the Bible as one book, but the fact is that the word Bible actually means Books. The Old Testament alone has 39 books originally written […]
Photo: Jann Bernhard Nilsen It all began this summer. My husband and I were hiking in the Norwegian mountains Rondane and I decided that mountain flowers should be my holiday project. I wanted to learn all the names of the tiny, beautiful flowers that surrounded our feet. I made this little bouquet and back at the […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen It is not a secret that I love my country and Scandinavia in general. I consider myself a true Norwegian or a Scandinavian although I do love to travel around the world as well. Here we are on the ferry between Moss and Horten back home after been visiting the family […]
The Sonnets by William Shakespeare are most popular and some of them, such as Sonnet 18 (Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day), is one of the most highly prized poems in English literature. A sonnet is a poem in a specific form, but the word is derived from Italian and means “a little song”. Last year on […]
This oil painting Winter Night in the Mountains is a favorite of mine. In Norwegian it is called Vinternatt i Rondane, and a snow-covered mountain massif in full moonlight made such a strong impression on the Norwegian painter Harald Sohlberg who was skiing through the area, that he continued to work with the theme for 14 years. He painted a […]
Photos: Kristin Bae Mysen Vacation, finally 🙂 I love it !! The best thing is that it gives me more time to do what I love such as writing on my new book, taking pictures, making blog post on things that interest me and dig in my garden. The garden plan for today is to fill a […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen My friend and I are nine years old lying in an open spaced stairs spying at all the guests at an older sister’s party. A young woman passes by and I can smell her perfume, an incident that introduced me to the warm and sensual fragrance of Musk Oil by Alyssa Ashley. I […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen I am in love with this time of the year. Picking red, juicy apples from the trees and mushroom from the forests. Planting tulip bulbs and spending the whole afternoon stacking woods. For more inspiration, watch this !
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Finally it is time for mushroom picking and for bringing the cooking up to a higher level. For two days now I have enjoyed searching “the gold of the forest”. It is ever so fun, specially returning home with a basket filled with delicacies. The other day a colleague of mine showed me his Swedish Mora […]
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