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Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Book Reflections – On Persephone’s Island by Mary Taylor 

Mary Taylor went to Sicily in 1962 as a university graduate looking to do volunteer work there with a social reformer, Danilo Dolci. She travelled there from a comfortable upbringing … Continue reading

August 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Trondheim Musikalsk Byvandring

It’s back to business as usual in Trondheim. School has returned and the new year of university is beginning. My colleagues and clients are returning from their summer vacations. Trondheim … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Book Reflections – A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

A God in Ruins follows the life of Teddy Todd for 87 years from 1925 to 2012. Teddy is a very likeable man. He loves walking in meadows, watching hares … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hiking – Gjevilvasshytta to Bårdsfjellet to Oppdal 

Our dormitory in Gjevilvasshytta with 6 bunk beds was cosy and we shared with two Norwegian women, older than us, who go hiking every summer in Norway. Breakfast was served at 8am and … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hiking – Oppdal to Gjevilvasshytta

After 3 1/2 weeks family holiday in Sicily, I returned to Trondheim alone for work while my family continued their holiday. It’s the first time that I’ve been home alone! … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Doors of Lipari 

Last week in Kuwait I saw a poster that was made for me: It inspired me to make a post specifically of the doors of Lipari island from our two … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment