The apple blossoms tell me it's really spring.

"This is such a terrible spring," they say, but it is impossible for me to agree. First of all this is my very first spring in Sweden. During our travels we've been here autumn, winter, summer, but never in spring. So it's impossible to compare....

Super coolt birthday gift: a workshop ceramics!

I was teased for a whole week about a surprise for my birthday.  The only hint I got was that it would be in Västerås, a city close by but one that we don't know very well yet. (so tips on Västerås are always welcome) The...

From sketch to linocut print

Do you recognize the sketchbook page from a while ago? This quick watercolor image is now transformed into another medium: linocut. At the time of sketching I wasn't sure what it would become, but that doesn't really matter. Although watercolor isn't the easiest to translate into...

Be inspired, stay inspired

1. The bright side. Inspiration is a beautiful thing, isn’t it? That moment when you feel the energy rushing through your body and there is no way but giving in to the feeling of creating and bringing that idea to life. Inspiration might suddenly pop up...

In my bag (on the road)

It’s a lovely sunny day, one of the first where I really get a spring feeling- even found the first flower in my garden! (But no pictures as my dog… well she pooped on it, sorry) Although I adore winter and some cold surely doesn’t...

7 Lessons from my solitude- experiment

When I packed my bags and drove North to spent 62 days in a cabin by a lake it was not just for fun nor was it some kind of long lazy holiday but an experiment to see how I would react on being alone,...

62 days north, a solitude experiment

I drove 1600 kilometers North and for 62 days an unknown place would be my home. Born in a crowded country, I wanted to find out what it would feel like to live alone and away from everything I knew, without the constant connection to...

After the evening of sketching model Trixie, my head felt like it was exploding. Ideas rushing around, screaming for attention. And there is no way ignoring the call of creating :-) First step: making a quick selection, separating rubbish from useful. Then making black and white...

How to photograph the Northern Lights

For years I've been chasing the northern lights. It was my number one on my bucket list. Hours I've spent outside staring into the darkness or in a car, trying to stay warm but almost shivering my skin off. But I can tell you, it...