I apologize for this dull picture. I just captured the backyard, same as the previous one, but now most of the snow has gone. Soon the trees will be green, and water will come out of the stone in the middle.
And winter we have had, and still have; here in Oslo, Norway. It is almost like the winters I remember from my childhood. My “indoor cat”, Shumshu, also seems to enjoy the sun again, and took a stroll in our yard today.
Oslos main street, Karl Johansgate, looks different than normal these days. A lot of obstacles have been put in the street in an attempt to avoid terrorists cars to use to kill people.
It is Easter time. I am sitting at home in Oslo, working on a book. It is light rain outside. So what do I do to cheer me up? I lit a piece of peat in my Scottish house in the window sill, and a wonderful smell is soon surrounding me. And reminding me of all my visits to the Scottish islands!
Oslo today. A dull day with Scottish rain. No snow. No snow yet in this winter country! They tell us we shall have some snow tomorrow. That will be good for the children who want to be outdoor skiing and playing. I took this picture in the Royal Garden when passing through on my way down town. I intended to take some pictures of…