Summer Island is a beautiful little coastal town in Tromsø’s west. It’s one of my most favourite hideaways as the ocean views are spectacular. Because of the coastal weather the panoramas change constantly in colour and atmosphere. Every visit brings a new perspective of the beauty and majesty of Tromsø’s best kept secret. Sommarøy is […]
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I’ve had to wait until the first day of Summer before introducing watermelon to Lil’ Red. He wasn’t too keen at first until he realised he could feed himself. Even though watermelon is imported they are only imported seasonally, (so no watermelon at Christmas for Southerners in Norway). However, it is ironic that one of […]
High Summer and low tide in Alta. A sleepy Summer’s day. When the tide is out you can walk into the middle of the fjord or you can sunbath on the beach and watch other people do it.
I know basil. I’ve grown it before in pots on my windowsill in Australia. I loved being able to snip off a bit of fresh basil for my salads and pasta. So this Spring, imagining all the lovely 24 hour sun we’d be having over Summer and all the lovely basil I could be eating, […]