Thursday, 31 December 2009


From Tananger Harbour looking towards the islands.

Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Frozen #2

Breiavatnet, Stavanger

Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Monday, 28 December 2009

Sunday, 27 December 2009

Tananger Harbour #5

Tananger Harbour

Saturday, 26 December 2009


Friday, 25 December 2009


"You cannot stay on the summit forever.
You have to come down again...
One climbs and one sees;
one descends and one sees no longer.
But one has seen.
There is an art of conducting oneself
by the memory of what one saw higher up.
When one no longer sees,
one can at least still know."
René Daumal

Thursday, 24 December 2009


One of my neighbours has two cannon in his garden.
Luckily, they are pointing in the opposite direction!

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Snow #2

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Monday, 21 December 2009

Sunday, 20 December 2009


Saturday, 19 December 2009

Lighthouse #2

Tananger Lighthouse

Friday, 18 December 2009


Ice forming around the stems of the reeds
in Store Stokkavatn, Stavanger

Thursday, 17 December 2009


From the window of my study

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

View #8

View from the Ullandhaug Tower.
Looking north-east towards Stavanger (foreground),
across the fjord at the mountains of the Ryfylke region

Tuesday, 15 December 2009


Thinking man's graffiti !
Found on the side of the Ullandhaugtårnet, Stavanger

Monday, 14 December 2009


Christmas Regatta, Stavanger Harbour

Sunday, 13 December 2009


Stavanger Customs Office 1905

Saturday, 12 December 2009

View #7

Friday, 11 December 2009

Reflection #3

Utstein Kloster

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Window #8

Utstein Kloster

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

"Whole against the sky"

“Once the realization is accepted
that even between the closest human beings
infinite distances continue to exist,
a wonderful living side by side can grow up,
if they succeed in loving the distance between them
which makes it possible for each to see the other
whole against the sky.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

Monday, 7 December 2009


Taken at Utstein Kloster

Sunday, 6 December 2009


Saturday, 5 December 2009



Friday, 4 December 2009


The pilot boat, Tananger Harbour

Thursday, 3 December 2009


Wednesday, 2 December 2009


The one-and-only red and white IKEA,
and the ubiquitous Swedish meatballs.

This post is dedicated to Jenny.

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Plus ça change …

..... plus c’est la même chose.

Monday, 30 November 2009

Sunday, 29 November 2009

Cathedral #2

Stavanger Cathedral interior

Saturday, 28 November 2009


A typical Norwegian supermarket.
One wonders what is actually in the chiller cabinet!

Friday, 27 November 2009


Stavanger Cathedral
Founded in 1125, but rebuilt after the fire of 1272.

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Tuesday, 24 November 2009


Some imaginatively named shops in Stavanger town centre

Monday, 23 November 2009

Sunday, 22 November 2009


A typical Norwegain mountain "hytte" or cabin

Saturday, 21 November 2009