Life | Work in progress

The original purpose of this blog was to document and share my journey as a soul-searcher. I think the main reason I haven't done that lately (apart from the fact that our internet situation is still kind of a non-situation and I haven't felt like staying at the office just so that I can spend … Continue reading Life | Work in progress

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Northern gardening lesson #1: Pregrow everything

This is my second year growing stuff on actual soil, not just a balcony and a kitchen window sill. Last year's lesson: pregrow EVERYTHING. I learned that one by not pregrowing anything except for tomatoes. And those still didn't ripen fast enough before it got too cold. In my defense, we talked to our neighbors … Continue reading Northern gardening lesson #1: Pregrow everything

Harvest

When  I was growing tomatoes on the balcony of our apartment in Gothenburg, I decided that I would call it a success if I could get just one tomato out of it. I even insisted on taking the plants with us when we moved. They survived, and we got more than one tomato (not a … Continue reading Harvest

Let it grow

It has been quiet around here, I know. I think our slow internet connection at home is the main reason, but also I went through a rough patch where I didn't feel like I had anything to share here. Things have turned around faster than I could have imagined, and I am feeling inspired and … Continue reading Let it grow

Castration, crafts, and germination

Totally not motivated to sit at office any longer on a Saturday afternoon, even less motivated after discovery that cute cat pictures still on camera, not computer. No other recent pictures, so words only. Bear with me (hate blog posts without pix, worse than posts with only cute animal pix). Writing about cute animals instead. … Continue reading Castration, crafts, and germination

Indestructible | Plant life

The deal with the house has felt so right and so real the whole time to me that making the down-payment (this past Monday) doesn't even seem like that big of a milestone. The house has felt like ours the whole time. Not even the fact that we're still waiting for an appointment with a … Continue reading Indestructible | Plant life

Let it grow

While we are spending more and more time dreaming about our new home, and especially the prospect of being closer to nature, we still do enjoy our balcony. Especially now that the plants are growing more and more, and you can see a change every day. … and I wonder how far they will make … Continue reading Let it grow

Midsommar

So much is going on, and frankly I feel like I am going to burst if I can't tell you soon. There's just a few people I'd like to tell in person before I put it up here - and also, everything isn't quite settled yet, so it'll have to wait a little longer. What … Continue reading Midsommar