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What’s blue, white, very photogenic and found in Norway? Clear Nordic skies over snow-capped mountains. The bright white marble of Oslo’s opera house draped with azure skies. And…. The Oslo Bysykkel! I’m switching seasons and revisiting Oslo. Looking back at my 2015 post, my Observations in Oslo remain current. There are, however, a couple of new developments. One is the Oslo Bysykkel – the Oslo city bike. Oslo city bike is a bicycle hire scheme designed to help people move around the city easily. While… Read More

A small dark shape floated in front of her face. She took a step backwards and the shape followed. It was early evening, dinner was over and the night warm. It was ideal for a slow bike ride to soak in whatever cool breeze the night air might offer. The free feeling of riding a bike is amplified at night. Pace and place have a different relationship. Under the beam of a… Read More

For about ten days each year, the Currumbin Beach esplanade transforms into a sculpture park, alive and brimming with creative juices. The foreshore grass, trees, sand dunes and the sentinel-like rocks that book-end Currumbin Beach provide the landscape for around 55 sculptures to stand, sit, hang, chime, swing or wheel around. And that’s what I saw when I was out riding today. Today it was installation day for the Swell Sculpture Festival. Artists combined… Read More