Faint Northern Lights

The days become longer at an incredible speed now. As I am writing this, it's almost 21:00h and still dim light outside (the sun set at 20:00h) and the sun rises again at about 5:45h, which only leaves about 6 hours of total darkness. In April. I can't wait for the bright summer nights and…

Visits

In the last weeks, I was sooo busy with the guests I had.As I wrote in an earlier post, my mum came over from Germany to visit me and stay with me on my birthday and right after her came a friend from Germany for a visit! While they were here I kept working and…

Star gazing

One of the things that have moved me the most since I have arrived in Sweden, is the nightsky. I am still surprised everytime I look up at how many stars there are to see in the sky and anytime I step out at night and look into the sky my heart skips a beat…

Spring mood

Lately, with the days getting longer and brighter, I have felt a lot of energy, that I get in the spring. The weather has also been warmer and it has been thawing on several days, which lead to a lot of melted snow and a lot of ice and slippery grounds on the following days...…

Northern lights and clouds

Since moving up here, there have been several nights with (strong) northern lights... Sadly, anytime it happened, there were also clouds... My first time I saw a faint shimmer behind the clouds, I was able to get some really blurry shots. More recently, the northern lights showed again and I could see again nothing but…

Roadtrip to Boden

Last weekend I went on a roadtrip to Boden to visit my lovely friend Iza. We had met before in the summer and just after my arrival to Sweden and had planned since then that I would come for a visit to Boden! We only planned that I would come for a visit, but not…

Ice and Snow

Finally more snow came. Like much more snow. Oh how I love that!! Snow turns everything in the most beautiful version of itself... The forest looks just magical, the roads are pretty and fields and lakes look so smooth and calm covered in a thick blanket of snow. Lots of new snow also meant that…

Sunny winterdays

Clouds were gone in the last week and the days were incredibly bright. Everyday the sun stood noticeably higher in the sky, the days were noticeably longer and ice crystals were sparkling in the sun. On sunday it was especially beautiful. Just 2 days earlier some fresh snow had fallen, but the temperature dropped below…