Homesickness and patience –text in English further down Tiden er en underlig skrue. Den flyr av gårde og snegler seg frem på én og samme tid. I det ene øyeblikket ser jeg meg tilbake og kan ikke fatte at vi har vært her i snart 7 måneder allerede. I det neste kan jeg ikke forstå… Read More Hjemlengsel og tålmodighet
English version further down Nytt år, nye muligheter sier de. Muligheter vi har tenkt å skape oss selv, ut fra totalt blanke ark og en nyervervet åpenhet om hvordan en hverdag og en jobb behøver se ut. Vi går inn i 2019 med alle dører åpne, ingen alternativer avskrevet og fulle av nysgjerrighet. Er det… Read More Velkommen 2019!
English text further further down Det nærmer seg halvveis og det føles naturlig med en slags fot i bakken. Ta tempen på det hele. Det har seg nemlig sånn at et liv på Bali tar noen vendinger man ikke helt ser komme før man plutselig står midt oppi det. Joda, vi visste jo at Bali… Read More Finne-seg-selv-Bali
Finally, we`ve moved in to the main building of the property we have rented for a year. –And finally our Bali life has begun for real. The little things in life It is funny how little things can make such a huge difference. I had never ever thought that six weeks without cooking could take… Read More Bali life is a schizophrenic life
I am working on this blog post about the Bali dogs. It takes some effort, mainly because it is a complex question and I can`t quite seem to get it finished. Therefore I decided to pop in with a very short blog update. We just wanted to share this feeling of joy and happinness from… Read More A small victory is also a victory!
Green School (GS) is an alternative school, so different from anything we have ever seen. This alternative school is set in a tropical environment, with large bamboo buildings spread out on a pretty large campus. Each grade has its’ own building, with two floors each, in order for them to be able to split the classes into two… Read More The alternative school
Today is my very first day out on my own. It took me almost four weeks! Usually, when we travel, I feel safe and can make my way around on my own from the start. At age of 19 I even travelled around the world on my own. All by my self So, as I sit here… Read More Out there on my own
We had a parents` session at school yesterday. I guess what they said wasn`t rocket science but it kind of summed up and put in to words some of the things that we have been struggling with during this time of transitioning. When your nerves play you a trick First of all we realized that during… Read More Transitioning struggles
What a week it has been, packed with earthquakes, first days of school and a move to our new property! Our minds are completely overloaded. Mother earth is calling First of all to realize that we`re in an area where mother earth is actually active has been so much more scary than expected. We knew… Read More Earthquakes and a new school year
We have begun to look beyond the waste, the ad-signs and the poor streets. We have begun to adjust and make ourselves feel like home. It has been some rough days, and both adults and kids work on that feeling of being at home. But at least we are a few steps closer to the point… Read More We are gradually able to look beyond the waste