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Thoughts & Twinkles, 30th July 2014

What was the most extraordinary thing happening this week?
Sooo…a LOT has happened since my last blog post. Last week Allie and I have been hiking with another friend of ours in the Alps, which was an incredible experience. 468 more words

Thoughts & Twinkles

Backcountry Skis for Southern California Mountains

With the rising popularity in backcountry skiing, social media is abound with images, video and tales of epic climbs and descents.  We see the TGR… 639 more words

Backcountry Skis

First day botanical art workshop by Oslo Fjord

The sun shone in my window at 05:00 this morning – bright and powerful. I went back to sleep!

After a lovely breakfast in the Thon Hotel Åsgårdstrand, we started the workshop by choosing specimens to paint. 148 more words

Botanical Art

Meeting the Norwegian Botanical art holiday group

At last we have arrived. I met up with seven students later on this afternoon. Unfortunately the eighth student was unable to come as planned and will be missed. 146 more words

Botanical Art

Photo Friday: Norsk Folkemuseum

Happy Photo Friday to you!

Here’s a photo gallery from our visit to the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norsk Folkemuseum) in Oslo. The museum was the highlight of our trip for Dawn because she was introduced to some of the culture and history of Telemark County, home of her great-great-grandparents, Thor and Souve Juve. 68 more words


35mm Film Images of The Snowy Mountains

As the winter snow season gets closer I have been posting on Facebook my old 35mm film images from the last 20 years or so with short stories on the capture of each image. 1,021 more words