My little winter roadtrip

Last week we had sportlov here in Västernorrland, so the children were on holidays and so was I. Well, not entirely. I was working on Monday, to plan some things and do paperwork that I otherwise hardly would find time for, but after that I had time for myself and I used it to travel!…

Beautiful winter sunsets

Most of this winter was a living hell regarding weather. The last few months of 2019 were incredibly dark and grey with hardly any clear sky at all. This additional to the very little amount of light hours everyday made the darkness hard to bear. Not even my beloved stars were visible on most days,…

The last November days

The last days of November were like the days before that - mostly gray. However the very last day of November was beautifully sunny and frosty again. It was a lovely bright saturday with polar stratospheric clouds at the sky that could be seen almost all day long but especially during dusk and dawn! But…

A little bit of sun

It has not been so sunny lately and instead we had very dark and cloudy days, almost all the time in november. It is very tiring and I really feel how it drains my energy. So whenever the sun is shining, I try to use the short period of daylight to get out and reload…

Days of Frost

The day after my last post, I didn't work. I went out with my car and camera and drone and explored different places with the goal of just taking in the beauty of the frost everywhere and if possible also capture it on photographs. In the morning, there was still fog above the trees in…

Dark times

The darkest time of the year has finally arrived. Especially after the switch from summer- to wintertime, the days feel incredibly short. At the moment the days get shorter at a rate of 6 minutes everyday. The sun rises at around 8:00h in the morning and sets at around 15:00h. Again it has been very…

Water and ice

Before the ice finally melted I took a walk in the forest and up to Grössjön and took some last pictures at the lake while some of the ice was still on it. The forest was finally free of snow, so I was able to walk through the woods around the lake a bit and…

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…