A fishy feast

So we’re all more stuffed with Christmas food than a giant turkey and we can stand the smell of it no more. Quite often it’s the said turkey or some meat’n potatoes variation. Tradition oblige. But how about fish?

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 […]

August at sea

Silver solitude, lonely lighthouses, blue beyond, seaside galleries and seaside restaurants, sails and sailors, archipelago Amen, old men and trolls, and somebody waiting ashore… Photos by Unni Holtedahl, Norway, August 2015. ©2015 Unni Holtedahl

July bloom

July in bloom…. along quiet summer streets and white picket fences… by lazy swings, empty chairs and open doors, by playing children and posing dogs… it’s a time of dog rose nostalgia. Photos by Unni Holtedahl, July 2015. ©2015 Unni Holtedahl

Prawns in a gutter

If you visit Norway during the summer, you’ll discover that Norwegians love to eat prawns, to the point where we regularly host prawn parties. We like to serve them simply with butter, mayo and lemon, on a piece of white bread. And peeling is part of the fun! So when I recently hosted a «Norwegian» garden party […]

Creative artist on two continents

Christina Roos is a Swedish ceramist, illustrator and assistant professor, with studios in Houston and on an island in Gothenburg’s archipelago. She gets inspiration from her everyday life. The tasks are many, and so are the challenges. The electrical gate opens silently an early morning hour. The low building, covered with corrugated iron, sits lonely […]

Summer carousel II

More summer from the CLEW photographers… Photos by Anje Kirsch and Unni Holtedahl, summer 2014. ©2014 Anje Kirsch and Unni Holtedahl