Terrorfright in Oslo

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.

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Og hvor befinner fotografen seg her, da?

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Her prøver jeg å gjøre det litt vanskeligere for de skarpe hjernene.

Smell of peat in Oslo

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!

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I hvilken gate befinner fotografen seg her?

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So what street am I visiting here?

Oslo, January 2017

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…

Nå er det jul igjen… (snart)

Once again – Christmas. Along the main street in Oslo there is always a very busy Christmas alley, with a lot of people are selling all kind of farmers food and handicraft, like knitted woollen articles. Jeg tok meg en lite tur i julegata ved Karl Johan i dag, lørdag før jul, men klarte ikke å fullføre på grunn av menneskemengden og trengselen.

Oslo Harbour

Oslo Harbour and Akershus Castle. Fra brygga under Akershus Festning i Oslo.

Fremdeles regn i Oslo

– og Magnus Karlsen viste seg som en dårlig taper. That is the news of today; rain in Oslo and Magnus Karlsen lost to Karjakin yesterday. Det vi trenger nå, er sol!

Regn – ikke snø

Rain in Oslo. Etter mange kalde dager steg termometeret godt over null igjen og dermed er det lille vi hadde av snø borte i byen. Jeg har startet arbeidet med boka om min oppvekst på Grünerløkka, dermed sitter jeg her og scanner gamle negativer. The last we had of snow disappeared when the temperature in Oslo went up again. Back to grey and wet. Meanwhile…