Tuesday, 14 June 2011




(Click on the pictures!) Is this fair? And if so, why? I mean, the weather is different, the season is different... but still. It seems something went terribly wrong, and all I really have to say is this:

Thanks a lot, 20th century!

Pictures of Bergen by Marianne Skjulhaug, rector at BAS.

Sunday, 12 June 2011


Bike lanes are important in the city. They provide a system of very healthy and effective transportation, and provide a non-polluting. space-saving alternative to cars. This what happens when they're not being taken care of:

Tuesday, 7 June 2011


'Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them' - William E. Vaughan

Picture from the project "Stordammen Park" in my hometown, Drammen.

Monday, 6 June 2011


The lovely Möbius ship by artist Tim Hawkinson, the figurative cousin of the one-sided surface called the Möbius strip. Pun intended, I presume. Image is the courtesy of the artist. 


Saturday, 4 June 2011


As some of you might know, writing texts in English may lead to people from other countries reading them. My blog gets visits from many parts of the world, and during the last week I've had hits from such countries as the US, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, India, Egypt, South Korea, Argentina, Brazil and Ukraine. It seems most of these are visits to older posts, but in case any of my visitors should wonder what my native country of Norway is like, I'm posting this video:

Friday, 3 June 2011


I can't believe the month that just passed was May, and not October. Today is another gray, cold day in Bergen.

Thursday, 2 June 2011


I went to see Lars von Trier's Melancholia at the cinema yesterday, and it is hereby strongly recommended. Engaging story, amazing actors, beautiful pictures, thorough elegance.
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