Rain at the Italian Chapel

By the Churchill Barrier on Orkney. Advertisements

Colours in Orkney

Rusty fishing vessels can also be colourful!

A typical street in Stromness

Or rather; the main street. Stromness lies in Orkney and is a nice place to visit.

To the Reel in Kirkwall, Orkney

One evening we wanted to hear some Orkney music, which we found in The Reel in Kirkwall. My friend, Jerka, is on the way here.

Museum Farm, Orkney

Thick walls in this old farm.

Back to Orkney again

I was in Orkney a little over a year ago, and I have showed you some of the pictures before. I hope you don’t mind some of them again? In this image people are walking towards the fantastic Skara Brae.

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!

Abandoned house and vessel

On the island of Røst in Northern Norway. Both are gone today.

Colours in Orkney

This past summer I visited Orkney again, and could once more admire the wonderful colours of Scotland. Here are two images from the Ring of Brodgar.

Sheep in Lofoten

Sauer på Røst i Lofoten. Røst is a very flat island at the end of the Lofoten islands, north of the Polar Circle. The sheep will be outdoor most of the year, it can be windy out there, but not often much snow. Heldigvis gjør Golfstrømmen nytte for seg her oppe i nord, slik at sauene kan være ute året rundt. Dette bildet er…