Category Archives: Inspiration & reviews

Den norske vegankokeboken

Jeg har vært vegetarianer i 17 år nå. Jeg er glad i god mat, men jeg er ikke så glad i å lage mat. Det er et vanskelig dillemma for jeg blir jo sulten, men har for det meste lite … Continue reading

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Uplifting, joyous books

I read a lot when I was young, biographies, fiction, you name it. I even read “Lord of the Rings” two or three times. I have tried to read the books several times again, but now I’m unable to read … Continue reading

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Jewellery storage

Any girl ends up with a lot of jewellery during the years, which ends up being stashed here and there in a disorderly fashion. That is my reality anyway. So for a little time I have been wanting a nice … Continue reading

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Passionate contradictions

  I’m fascinated by people with passion, inspiration, happiness and creativity and everything related to self-improvement. I love reading books regarding these themes and I search for lectures by inspired people. I want so badly to be among these inspired … Continue reading

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Reading corner

I sold a desk this week, and suddenly a wall in my living room was available for decorating. I have spent some time thinking about what I would like to do with that corner, and it finally dawned on me. … Continue reading

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Keeping a diary

The last couple of years I have been writing a diary. I have off and on periods when I write a lot, and other periods where there isn’t much happening or I’m just not in the mood to write anything. … Continue reading

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Akkurat som på cafe

Jeg kjøpte meg en melkeskummer som både varmer og skummer melka, OBH Nordica Latte Pronto Piano Black. Målet var å kunne lage meg en mocca som var like god som de beste jeg får kjøpt på cafe på kortest mulig … Continue reading

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A different breed of books

I have come across a different breed of books I’ve taken a liking too. It’s not books that are to be read for hours or even from cover to cover. The one I like best is “Teany book”, a book … Continue reading

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Massive Attack – Heligoland

Massive Attack have a new album, Heligoland. As good albums usually do, it took a little time and several listening’s for it to grow on me. Below is the youtube video of my favorite song on the album.

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Motivation

As a person from the planet Earth, designation human, one of my basic personality traits is that I want to feel enlivened. I want my time to mean something to myself and hopefully somebody else in the process. I want … Continue reading

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Happiness is… cleaning and tidying up!

I have noticed that I’m happier if the space around me is clean, tidy and light with as little clutter around me as possible. I get more tasks done, I get more creative and more importantly is the feeling of … Continue reading

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Box of memories

This year I’m starting a new tradition where I will save memories from this year and the years to come. The small events and the big, and I found just the right box for it. This year I bought a … Continue reading

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How to remove pdf borders in macosx

Many pdf’s comes with big white borders. This becomes a problem when reading pdf’s on ebook readers since the borders takes up a lot of space on an already small and challenged reading area. Or when one wants to save … Continue reading

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Ebook freebies: Firstborn and Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson (and Robin Hobb) is one of my favorite authors. He writes science fiction and fantasy books. Recently tor.com published the first story he wrote, Firstborn, and it’s freely available as download or online reading (you might have to … Continue reading

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Where does inspiration comes from?

The Dilbert creator, Scott Adams, has a nice posting about where his inspiration for Dilbert and other items come from. He states that his passions drives him, not him being in the lead seat deciding “Now I’m going to be … Continue reading

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Happiness!

Yes, that’s where I am, in happy land. I’m happy! I’m pleased with my life, I like my life. Getting there have been work. I started looking at what wasn’t working in my life, what I weren’t pleased with. The … Continue reading

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Book review: Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Compassion

by Marshall B. Rosenberg. My review: This book is fantastic !!!!! I even liked it so much that I have bought it as an ebook and as a paperbook. This book should be tought in schools, from kindergarten to university. … Continue reading

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Free Audio books

There are several places where one can get free audio books. It’s great to listen to on the road, waiting on the bus etc. It’s also a great tip for people with insomnia problems. I sometimes aren’t able to sleep … Continue reading

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Book review: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson

This book was the winner of the 2006 Hugo Award. Product description: One night in October when he was ten years old, Tyler Dupree stood in his back yard and watched the stars go out. They all flared into brilliance … Continue reading

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Todays curios person: Eirik Newth

As most people I like to roam the web for interesting sites, people, knowledge, forums etc. One of my favorites are Eirik Newth (in norwegian). He’s an author, blogger, astrophysicist and one of the prominent intellectual persons in Norway. He … Continue reading

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