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I am a 44 year old writer and poet that just published my first collection of poetry called Greylight. I live by 3 simple rules everyday, live, laugh, love. I currently live in Norway with my husband and our dog. I adore people watching and seeing how others see the city I now live in. I hope you enjoy reading and if you ever have any feedback all is welcome.

why Patrick Melrose matters

I just finished watching the HBO series Patrick Melrose, a very harsh & great show. From the dungeon that is child abuse to the redemption of Patrick. The show shows just how damaging child abuse is & how it follows children to adults & their problems only get worse with age until they seek psychitatric…

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the launch

So, it’s a few weeks till I have my book launch in Norway, I even have a band that will play at the beginning & at the end. So psyched. My hubby also got really good news this week so we can focus on staying in Norway. My BF came & visited & we had…

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Tourist season

I know I have written about the selfie stick movement in this blog; not that long ago. But you know it’s bad when other regulars who frequent my cafe come in bitchin’ about how the tourists are ruining it for the locals. Something I have thought for a while now. I think the biggest problem…

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reflecting on 100 years

I just came back from the Arctic circle where we celebrated my grandmother’s 100 birthday! I can’t imagine living that long & experiencing everything she has. It was a family celebration & a majority of my family made it there expect a few cousins & distant family. She had gusto this year, celebrating for 2…

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the land of selfie sticks

The Summer is upon us & the invasion of selfie sticks has come to our city. My husband & I did a simple walk today & at our destination there was almost all selfie sticks & down jackets because you need that in 20C weather. I found it almost comical the way people where walking…

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Tipping up Front

Spring is finally here!! There’s rain falling from the sky instead of snow & all the water fountains in the city have been turned on. A huge sign that Summer is on it’s way. I just got delivered some Kona & am relieved that I got it after the volcano errupted on Hawai’i. I went…

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