Going to work really early this week, spending the first hour in the gym. Today I did not feel for the spinning cycle so I decided to try the "Total body crossramp"-thing. Strange kinda device, but it does not give me pain in the legs so once in a while it can be ok. Anyhow, spent the time listening to the new album Hypnotic Eye by Tom Petty. A bit to easy listening while doing exercise, but I might be listening to it several times.
Yesterday afternoon there was a thunderstorm and one of the lightning caused a fire to start just about one kilometer from where we live. Together with the local fire department the neighbors headed of to extinguish the forest fire. Luckily it was just a small fire, the lightning had struck a pine tree and the fire had started at the end of the roots. After this experience we now have a plastic container with almost 1000 liters of water standing ready until the dry period has ended.
Behind Jens Erik you can see the pine tree where the lightning struck.
And yes, the title of the post is a reference to Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen.
As long as your name is not Mrs. Richards and you insist on having a room with a (sea-)view I would recommend booking room 1920 at Villa Norangdal, the very same room we had last week. From that room you will wake up to a beautiful view of the narrow valley Norangsdalen.
And if you are not familiar with the name Mrs. Richards, spend 2 minutes watching this clip from Fawlty Towers
One of the stones on our stair came loose so I have to fix it. First removing the old mortar before applying new one. Having the proper equipment made that job easy.
Plan was to fix it at once, but off course at one spot the heating cable had been a bit misplaced - so I did cut it. So now waiting for the electrician to help me out fixing it before I can apply new mortar and once again fasten the stone.
Had to secure some cardboard boxes loaded on the trailer a couple of days ago, using whatever I had available. 24 boxes of Nordlands Pils did the trick.
Got to ride the BMW 800 GS Adventure here the other day, and what a comfortable ride. Would I want one? Maybe, might be a bit to big for my commuting needs, and I would guess my adventure needs so small that it won't be worth spending all that money on this bike. In the video below he wraps up that you do not need to pay a lot of money to get a bike that is heavy and good on the high way. But, on the other hand, why let common sense decide?
Here's a video of the bike