Category: "Anything but the other"

Winter is coming, better switch to snow tyres

November 11th, 2017

That time of the year when a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do...

To all you Norwegian teachers out there (who I know and who knows me)

November 10th, 2017

Kahoot at work today, theme was the Norwegian language - grammar and such...Kjekspakke, my nick, slow start, close to the end - question #8 and #9 in the lead

And at the end, second place. But hey, it was my colleague Frode who won "Kåmma Kåre", so I can live with that...

The fight against discolouring fungi...

November 5th, 2017

The fight against discolouring fungi never ends

If you can load it...you can move it

November 5th, 2017

Well, thanks to four pallets we where able to load it, and when it is loaded, it can be moved.

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