Some Thoughts On Two Weeks Away From Social Media

It's been two weeks since I signed out of my social media accounts, and, as it was when I was writing my last post about this topic, my phone is on the other side of the room. The only sound it's made today was when my alarm went off this morning. I don't have as… Continue reading Some Thoughts On Two Weeks Away From Social Media

January’s Self-Portraits

You know what? January was a relatively good month when it came to self-portraiture. I didn't think that this morning though. This morning I was feeling decidedly morose about the portraits I'd made. I berated myself for not taking more risks, for not exploring dozens of new editing techniques, for not refining the techniques I'd… Continue reading January’s Self-Portraits

Fire Found Me – I Blogged For 31 Days

I set myself a challenge at the beginning of January - to blog every single day of the month. And I did. I completed the challenge. Sitting here, writing to you, and telling you about my accomplishment feels fucking brilliant. There were a few days where it was rough going, but mostly, it was a… Continue reading Fire Found Me – I Blogged For 31 Days

Lusekofte Magick

You know when I made that post about feeling at my most confident when I'm wearing black? Well, I should have mentioned that I also feel confident - extremely so - when I'm wearing a Lusekofte AKA a traditional Norwegian sweater. I also feel inspired, passionate and deeply connected to winter, the North and the… Continue reading Lusekofte Magick

Write For The Arctic – Climate Change Poetry Writing Prompts

Last year, as I watched walruses falling to their deaths on Our Planet, my breath caught in my throat. When I was finally able to release it, it came out as an almighty sob. I started to shake. It was one of the most harrowing things I'd ever witnessed. Sadness overwhelmed me. Then fury. I… Continue reading Write For The Arctic – Climate Change Poetry Writing Prompts

I’m Braver Than I Thought: What I’ve Learned By Taking Self-Portraits

Taking self-portraits has been a part of my life for quite some years, but it was only in 2020 that it became integral to my existence. *If you'd like to, you can read more about my journey with photography here and there's a more advice led post about getting started with self-portrait photography here.) I… Continue reading I’m Braver Than I Thought: What I’ve Learned By Taking Self-Portraits

The First Week Of January & How It Went

I had the grandest of plans for the first seven days of January 2021. I was going to write and take a photo everyday and write some more and drink lots of water and consume less salt and journal and run every morning and go to bed at 10.30 and get up at 7 and… Continue reading The First Week Of January & How It Went

A Few Things I’m Looking Forward To & Hoping For In 2021

A Few Things I'm Looking Forward To & Hoping For In 2021 This list isn't particularly vast and mostly features books I want to read, but it was only several weeks ago that I started to feel a sense of optimism about the future after a very long time with no hope whatsoever. I hope… Continue reading A Few Things I’m Looking Forward To & Hoping For In 2021