Archives for: "October 2017"

Basmo Fortress

October 29th, 2017

Last Sunday, the kids, Jonas and me together with "Barnas Turlag Aurskog-Høland" went to Basmo Fortress, a former fortification located in the north-western part of Marker municipality in Østfold, Norway.

In need of a new one

October 29th, 2017

Duct tape did postpone the death of the wiper blade on the tractor, but now it was totally worn out...time for a new one

Tidy the barn

October 15th, 2017

With the help of Thomas, my neighbour, we did tidy the barn yesterday. So along with all the stuff which was there upfront, we where able to get even more inside in additon to have plenty of space to park the backhoe.

The planking (?) is not that open as the lowermost picture might indicate, it is actually an optical illusion since the picture is way out of focus...

Not the best day going to work

October 15th, 2017

Thursday morning on my way to work I saw this woman carrying her bike

Picking the antique lock with a paper clip

October 9th, 2017

Son #1 managed to break the key in the lock of the antique cabinet which created a small crisis since we do not have a spare one, and all locks where .... locked. In came Kjell Einar, who found the challenge a bit to tempting. First he gave it a try with a hairclip, but it was not strong enough. So I found a solid paper clip which, and with the proper bend and a couple of minutes without any results...voila, first door open. And then much faster the seoncd one and finally the top one. So now we are at least able to get hold of what was inside, but question still remains: Try to find a new identical key, have one made or simply find another cabinet.

Nice weather when in Sweden

October 9th, 2017

We all went to Skillingsfors on Saturday and made a fire down by the lake Björkelången. The kids had a good time and so did we

At the theater: Snøkvit

October 9th, 2017

Last Friday we went with the kids to see Snøkvit at Det Norske Teateret.

Ny vri på kjent eventyr

Maria Tryti Vennerød og Julian Skars spegelvende Snøkvit-musikal er basert på det kjente eventyret til brørne Grimm. Samtidig er denne historia heilt ny; Snøkvit tar eit oppgjer med si eiga mor og med seg sjølv. Ho vil finne ut kven ho er og kva som er hennar sanning.

My latest book "Blodige strender" by Jon Michelet

October 9th, 2017

Finally got to finish "Blodige strender", book #4 about the war sailor Halvor Skramstad. Started reading it last year, but lost track of where I was, so therefore decided to read it all once more. No problem, a good one this book as well. Now ready for book #5

Weather picture - first frost

October 6th, 2017

Yesterday morning, the wipers wiped away ice from the windshield.

Close one...

October 6th, 2017

Did notice this nail in the tractor tyre here the other day, it was stuck, but luckily it had not pierced the tyre all the way.

Frontloading the frontloader

October 3rd, 2017

Finally taking my time to mount the frontloader for the old Ford 4000 that has been off for about a year.