travel blog..
February 28, 2008 by girl

Oslo, once again

My wonderful trip to Oslo included:
hanging around town with my huge backpack and almost no sleep on the first day
a 15-hour shift at By:Larm
wonderful dinner cooked by Tyge and yours truly
lots of margitlove
Munch museum
kind of looking for Munch’s grave but then being too tired and hanging out on a bench at the cemetery instead
eating cold fried tofu rice outside some library
meeting too many spanish people
lots of gigs
FREE BEER on my last night at Mono


this is not a junkie


this is not a junkie sitting next to a girl who can’t smile and looks retarded on pictures


I almost slipped on the ice and fell on my ass to take this picture

Oslo is ugly, but it’s cool to hang out. I love the area around BlÃ¥, it reminds me of Camden Town, in a good way.

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February 28, 2008 by girl

for panda

<3

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February 27, 2008 by girl

I wanna look like a tiger

My hair has been short for a while now but almost no one has seen it.
Here’s the premiere!


I wanna look like a tiger


like this one maybe? no?

(bergen is full of weirdos)

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February 24, 2008 by girl

by:larm

love from oslo!

was here for almost a week as can be read here, some reviews of the shows will be up at art-star soon, right now I am randomizing, spending a lot of time walking around the city (third time in Oslo and I have never, ever taken the public transport anywhere), reading American Gods by Neil Gaiman (yes, finally…) and getting addicted to KVIKK LUNSJ (my latest norwegian chocolate addiction…)

rock on!

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February 17, 2008 by girl

sit & listen to the rain

I am almost getting inspired to make a list of songs that have the word rain in them, just to pass the time. there is no way I am leaving the house on a sunday like this! I had cinema plans with Ese but I think I will just read and make music mixes and doodle.
I am quite angry that the whole week was sunny and beautiful and I was stuck inside with terpentine fumes and now, the weekend is grey and quiet..

sit around dream away the place i’m from
used to feel so much, now i just feel numb
could go out tonight but i ain’t sure what for
call a friend or two i don’t know anymore

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February 14, 2008 by girl

spring around the corner

days busy.
sculpture workshop part one has ended, the weekend was a slight downer and now I’m three days into my painting workshop. professor is enthusiastic in a cute and funny and refreshing way and I am enjoying learning about making paint and finally getting my hands dirty again (yes because ink and book-glue and blood don’t really count as dirt). the past three days have been gorgeous, a lot of light, and sun, and blue skies, and nice colors when the sun disappears behind the mountains. (I’ve been thinking that I’d much rather have it disappear on the horizon into the sea, but you can’t have everything in life.)
today is a happy day; I managed to get cheap train tickets to Oslo for next week, I’m getting some mixed art ideas&thoughts (though not writing them down, I guess I should at some point?), people have stopped hibernating, and I watched Nuovo Cinema Paradiso tonight, an amazing movie I had not seen in a very long time. Was at trond’s place last night for dinner, yummy curry and very good conversation; then last bus back, some hanging out – D8 were having a pizza party – and then reading a book until my eyes closed.

..furthermore (since we are 1 hour into horribly-silly overcommercialized day)..

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( . .) ♥ (UN)HAPPY ANTI-V DAY!
c(“)(“)

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February 8, 2008 by girl

By:Larm

a few weeks ago, out of frustration for my laziness, I applied to be a volunteer worker at the By:Larm festival in Oslo. they called me today and I will apparently be working at the merch stands! kind of excited because it definately beats selling t-shirts at nova rock (I don’t have to walk around under the rain). also I get a day off, and a festival pass so I can go to gigs if I feel like it. I can probably also brush up my norwegian a little, awrr <3

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February 5, 2008 by girl

library, sticks and lemon goodness

girl blogging directly from the academy library, where I came to do some “research”.. the Space/Sculpture workshop is proving to be very interesting, especially since the guest professor (Brandon LaBelle, will be linking him later) is just very good at holding lectures, very open in his ideas, opinions, etc.. and thorough, straight-forward and elaborate in his speech. I had already noticed that when he was here last semester for the Sound and Silence seminar..
We are on day two of the workshop and have our task for the week, which is to find a location and create a sculpture (in the loose sense) that possibly relates to the environment in some way, using a wood stick, approximately 1.70m long. So exploring, thinking, researching, brainstorming,… obviously what I am doing right now. (slacker, ehrm)

On another note, I am working on a lemon/meringue pie (I love citrus fruits and I am just sick of not finding lemon pie anywhere when I go to restaurants with my parents, so now I’ve got a recipe; it’s my first time making it, let’s hope it won’t be a total disaster!). I’ve got the dough and the lemon cream filling ready, just have to bake the crust today and make the meringue. yummy!

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February 3, 2008 by girl

hello february

we love Pi because we are sexy mathematicians!

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February 2, 2008 by girl

the importance of being lonely

 Day One: Bergen->Oslo->Hamar


gorgeous snow landscape from the train window

Day Two: Elverum


from a gorgeous window, ground floor and a lot of light

Day Four: Elverum->Oslo


elverum bridge: view from the bus


on the way to Oslo

Day Five: Oslo


snow paws!


botanic garden


Vigeland Park


ducks in the background


a lonely bench


perfect winter sadness


the harbour..

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