The Solivagant Writer

The world is my playground; the pen, my friend

Page 4 of 9

The Sounds of Senja: A Week in a Fairytale

Sticky post

After my friendly welcome to Senja, I spent the majority of time alone. Alone in thought. Alone hiking the mountains. Alone in my rental car, driving around the island. Alone listening to P5 Hits, a Norwegian radio station that plays… Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week

Sticky post

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

A Little Secret (ie Book in Progress)

Sticky post

Keep it secret, keep it safe. Gandalf in Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring There’s a part of me that likes keeping things under wraps, to not share everything on social media. (Does this count, then? hmmm)…. Continue Reading →

Ruby Sparks (2012)

Sticky post

Stars: Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano, Annette Bening, Antonio Bandaras, Chris Screenplay: Zoe Kazan Director(s): Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris Rating: 4/5 There’s something about movies that have great situational irony that I seem to love. As much as I have begun… Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week

To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there. Kofi Annan

A few years ago I read Interventions: A Life in War and Peace by Kofi Annan, after buying the book in the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations. I have always enjoyed numerous subjects, so deciding on any one thing to move my life forward has always been a personal struggle for me. In no particular order I will share my favorite subjects below:
  • History
  • Literature and Poetry
  • Art and Photography
  • Politics
  • Journalism and Creative writing
  • Studies of our Environment
Finding a way to blend and mesh these often divergent interests into a cohesive career. I am obviously still learning and growing.    

To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there. Kofi Annan A few years ago I read… Continue Reading →

Environmental Spotlight: Leonardo Valenzuela Pérez

Sticky post

If we’re destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there’s got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world…. Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week

Sticky post

It is a kind of nowhere, famous for nothing at all and has an appeal because of just that. Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

 

It is a kind of nowhere, famous for nothing at all and has an appeal because of just that. Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance  

Velkommen til Senja: Norway’s Fairytale Island

Sticky post

I woke up early in the morning on May 26th, refreshed from a relatively good night’s sleep in my cabin Fosskallen. It was quiet. All I could hear was a nearby waterfall. Outside the window, all I could see was… Continue Reading →

Tromsø Harbor – Black & White

Sticky post

   

To Senja With Love

Sticky post

“The earth has music for those who listen.” I read this caption a photo from that region over two years ago. That is when I knew I needed to add Senja to my bucket list. Indeed, if you listen to… Continue Reading →

« Older posts Newer posts »

© 2022 The Solivagant Writer — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑