Thursday, 30 April 2015

Leaving Stavanger?

It is soon a long weekend for most people who are not working tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday.

This is a corner at one of the airports restaurants & coffee places, if you are going to use one of the International flights.

There are several pictures of cows...... and you can even see some real ones on the way to the airport!
Still quite a lot of farmland close to the airport.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Activity after school.

The little one learning something new.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015


Windows seen in the city centre.

Monday, 27 April 2015

It was COLD this morning.

Cold this morning, only +1C.
But it turned out to be a lovely and sunny day later.
Enjoy the feeling of SPRING.

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Details on an old wooden door.

Details on an old wooden door.

Saturday, 25 April 2015


Work done by my favourite florist.

Friday, 24 April 2015


Look who is coming to town.
My favourites:
Something to look forward to!

Happy weekend!

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Renaa Xpress

An ok place for breakfast (meetings)
Yes, I am not sponsored.
I paid for my own breakfast:)
Of course plenty of choices for those who pop in later during the day/evening too.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

An unusual house.

We have plenty of wooden houses in Stavanger.
Some old like this, witch even has a special "tower".

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

One way to do it....

One way to get attention I guess,
and not have customers banging in to the glass windows.

Monday, 20 April 2015

Morning has broken.....

Morning has broken...
Happy New Week!

Sunday, 19 April 2015

No tagging....

I walked by the Cathedral one day and suddenly saw this.
It looked like some sort of tagging, but thank God it was only the light making reflections.
Some time back, there were some crazy people who damaged the famous window by throwing stones! These days it is being restored by specialists from the famous Nidarosdomen in Trondheim.

Saturday, 18 April 2015

MUNCH's art in Sandnes.

Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944) is probably the most famous artist we have had in Norway.

One of his lithographs was sold this weekend at an auction house in Sandnes (the nearest town to Stavanger and about 20 minutes by car)

This is just a snapshot of the art. It is a portrait of Munchs Swedish friend Johan August Strindberg.
And it costed more than most people could/would pay.
Well, I guess it is an investment.

Most Norwegians who have been to Oslo have visited the famous and fantastic Munch Museum.
Lots of tourists also have that on the list of "what to do" when visiting the Norwegian capital.

Friday, 17 April 2015

Seeing my GP.

Waiting at my GP's.
Feeling better soon, I hope.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

A small window.

A small window at The Cathedral.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Here they come....

Here they come, 3 dogs out in an area owned by the council, where they can run and play freely.

The biggest one has a GPS connected to his collar.
Life as a dog can be a bit "complicated" sometimes.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015


Different roofs.
Often big houses and small gardens.

Monday, 13 April 2015

Nilsen & Wold.

Middle aged people will remember this house "Nilsen & Wold" as a popular pub with karaoke and lively evenings.

Some time back the student organisation wanted to use it as their HOUSE in town.
But it ended with a problem and was not allowed to serve alcohol, basically because
there were too many places nearby that were already licensed.
(Strict political and geographic rules here.)

Time will show if it will be filled with people again, or rented out as office space?

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Seen from a balcony.

The view from a balcony..... showing the top of a hotel and the top of the Catholic Church.
Further back you see mountains, but the landscape around the city and along the coast is mainly flat.

Saturday, 11 April 2015

Stavanger,- the oil capital.

I have just watched the news, and I saw an image similar to this....
Perhaps the camera people where there at the same time as I passed and also looked at the big supply boats along the harbour?

The news was about the effect that the oil industry has had on Stavanger (the oil capital) and Norway in general. I guess some people were right, we would probably managed with less money, less clothes, fewer holidays and perhaps only one car and not thrown away so much food etc.

Our country changed 50 years ago........when we found the oil.

These days safe jobs in the oil industry are not so safe anymore.

Friday, 10 April 2015

Useful information?

Soon the tourists are coming.
New and useful signs in town (?)

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Round & Round at Hillevåg.

The round building next to the roundabout.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015



Tuesday, 7 April 2015

The park again.

Another image from the same park as yesterdays photo.

Monday, 6 April 2015

The Geo Park.

The Geo Park, is a popular place for kids and today also our dog.
It is situated just outside The Oil Museum, near the harbour.

Sunday, 5 April 2015


Less chance for sunshine today,
but always smart to have sunglasses ready, you never know.

Saturday, 4 April 2015

Smart Yellow Car.

This lucky woman was spotted out cruising yesterday in her very smart bright "Easter coloured" car.

It is COLD and sunny. And a day for catching some vitamin D's.

Friday, 3 April 2015

Visiting Stavanger.

Lina ( to the left) were showing Neringa and Liole around in Stavanger.
They are all from Kaunas in Lithuania, but Lina is now living here.
Nice meeting you!
Have a good Easter Holiday!

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Good Night.

We have had a cold but sunny and nice day, and we even had a little bit of snow this morning.

Hope you have a good Easter / Spring / Holiday.

GOD NATT ( Good Night)

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

My Camera - Shy Portrait.

My Camera - Shy Portrait.
Our dog and me out for an early walk.

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