Hello September.

Hello September

As raindrops fill the window I realise that summer is quickly drawing to an end. The summer that didn´t deliver. The summer that somehow remained unfulfilled. I choose to look ahead and find joy in every leaf that turns yellow. So dearest September. I welcome you. I welcome the way your low light makes for long shadows. I welcome yourContinue reading

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Personal project – Joy

    Personal projects are a great adventure that often lead us through the most unlikely of paths. Our intention in starting this project is to hone our skills and see where this particular path takes us. We would love it if you joined us on this adventure. Our intention is for the images toContinue reading

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Hello August

August. Oh where do I begin? With its crips air and powerful colour palette, August is definitely a statement month.  It may be one of my favorite months. The water in the fjord is warm and inviting. Friends are back from vacation and ready to reconnect. Life is good. So here´s to August in allContinue reading

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Hello July

Happy first anniversary of living in Norway. What a year it has been. Bring on July – one year into this new life. Things happen for a reason. And we happened upon here. And here is home. And home is where the heart is. And the heart is a wonderful thing. So here we are.Continue reading

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Tile crush

You open the door to a visitor. As you greet the person in front of you, your smile quickly changes into an apology for the clutter they have to experience walking into your home. Does this resonate? I’ve been guilty of all the excuses in the book. Cluttered hallways with scattered shoes, keys and clothingContinue reading

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An Image That Speaks Volumes – Connection

Personal projects are a great adventure that often lead us through the most unlikely of paths. Our intention in starting this project is to hone our skills and see where this particular path takes us. We would love it if you joined us on this adventure. Our intention is for the images to do the talking.Continue reading

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Our intented future.

I stand leaning against the terrace doors. The morning’s first coffee in my hands. I sip. The house is still quiet. I notice the seagulls flying over, a ferry passing and I know that I am home. I have arrived. A feeling of intense happiness overwhelms me. I take it all in. This didn’t just happen. I madeContinue reading

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The house we left behind.

There it was. A comment on someone posted around the new year on Facebook. We celebrated new year´s eve in your old house and had an amazing time. I cried. I loved that house. Not at first though. I can honestly say I hated every brick and wished I´d never bought the place. But thenContinue reading

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Hello June

As a first of a series, I intend to welcome every month. Not by looking back but by looking forward to things to come. Hello June! I welcome you! You house the birthdays of some of my favorite people in the world. Nature is wide awake and ready for warm long days with midsummer as theContinue reading

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