Violet edition: Capturing winter

Clew’s recent colour musings have been leading up to this magnificent colour: Violet. Violet as in creativity, poetry, flowers, mystery, expectation…and Clew. Violet is Clew’s colour, and it is often regarded as the colour of wisdom and creativity. So our 3rd anniversary edition (already!) will revive some of our old words of wisdom and creativity. This is Clew photographer […]

Violet edition: I am an expat wife, but does it define me?

Clew’s recent colour musings have been leading up to this magnificent colour: Violet. Violet as in creativity, poetry, flowers, mystery, expectation…and Clew. Violet is Clew’s colour, and it is often regarded as the colour of wisdom and creativity. So our 3rd anniversary edition (already!) will revive some of our old words of wisdom and creativity. This is […]

Violet edition: Living the good life in Alaska

Clew’s recent colour musings have been leading up to this magnificent colour: Violet. Violet as in creativity, poetry, flowers, mystery, expectation…and Clew. Violet is Clew’s colour, and it is often regarded as the colour of wisdom and creativity. So our 3rd anniversary edition (already!) will revive some of our old words of wisdom and creativity. This is […]

Violet edition: HUG!

Clew’s recent colour musings have been leading up to this magnificent colour: Violet. Violet as in creativity, poetry, flowers, mystery, expectation…and Clew. Violet is Clew’s colour, and it is often regarded as the colour of wisdom and creativity. So our 3rd anniversary edition (already!) will revive some of our old words of wisdom and creativity. Any post about […]

Colour musings

During Advent – while waiting for Christmas and for the next #TuesdayIsClewsDay – Clew did some colour musings on Facebook:

I know where I am in the world right now

At Christmas time, I adore listening to Tori Amos’ CD  ‘Midwinter Graces’, possessed since 2009, containing her own Christmas carols. If you don’t know who she is, Tori Amos has continuously been releasing brave albums without choking for the last 23 years. Fairy tale musical ‘The Light Princes’ was one of the latest challenges she dedicated herself […]

Where you going for the holidays?

“Where you going for the holidays?” is a pretty standard question this time of year. Staying put, going back to where roots are, or going someplace new. It’s one of the three for those no longer living in their homeland. I’m going back to the Chicagoland area, back to where I’m from. It’s the place […]

Ho ho – Merry Christmas from Norway!

Christmas traditions are important, especially when you live abroad as an expat. You try to make the holiday as normal as you can and simultaneously adapt new traditions. When you move back home your traditions have changed quite a bit – like hanging miniature bottles as ornaments on your tree. However, I really do miss […]

Poetry in… static equilibrium – Q&A

What came first, the question or the answer? A wild guess? It seems inconsequential. And yet, every once in a while a question is left unanswered and every once in a while there seems to be an answer that is  given without a former question. Because these days answers are just a click away. Floating […]

RAW!

Sushi artists at work – captured by Clew photographer Lisbeth. Or… “I’m not making art, I’m making sushi.” – Masaharu Morimoto (the Iron Chef) “In Japanese sushi restaurants, a lot of sushi chefs talk too much.” -Masa Takayama (owner of 3 star Michelin restaurant Masa in Manhattan) “Kids are now eating things like edamame and sushi. […]