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Color, Style and Design in Halsa, Norway

I must admit that I don’t know so much about art, but I love colors, style, and design. When these three elements are combined, I’m easy to satisfy. So, why not follow me into an art exhibition here in Halsa that is only open six days a year; three days in the summer and three […]

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Reflections in the Rain: Bragging or Sharing Thoughts?

Rain, rain, rain, three days of rain. Staying indoors without the Internet is tough. I’m not used to being isolated; it’s a new and challenging situation. But I have a lot of time to reflect on the transformation I’m in. And that helps 😊  My life before was loaded with friends and acquaintances. I was […]

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Childhood Dreams and My Current Blogging Status

It’s funny with dreams, even if they have been stored away for a long time they can pop up again if the circumstances are right. This happened to me, and that’s why I’m now able to write “the footprints of my life.”  We have no internet in our cottage and are invited to use a […]

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How I Became an Expat Against All Odds

When I was a kid, a fortuneteller told my mother that my destiny is in a foreign land. Of course, she didn’t believe it and took it as a sweet joke. But I believed because I was reading too many Viking romance novels and dreaming about a blonde warrior prince to take me away to the Norwegian fjords […]

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What You Don’t Know Can Turn Out to be Dangerous, Also When It Comes to Pillows

Lack of knowledge is an efficient killer and you can easily sleep yourself to premature death. Science has revealed dangers in our daily environment that require action if long-life is a goal for us, and it’s certainly that for me. I grew up in the Philippines and as the first child, I was my parents’ […]

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Do as Emma Watson – Be an Eco Fashionista!

Are you like me eagerly waiting for the release of Beauty and the Beast in cinemas?  Then you should also pay attention to what the lead actor, Emma Watson, is wearing on her promotion tour. The extremely talented actress doesn’t need any introduction as an artist, but she is also a very responsible human being. As […]