When we first got to Bali I quickly realized that the Bali Dogs were an issue I could not just turn a blind eye to. For five years I had not related to my veterinary background other than when our own dog needed some sort of care, and at first I tried to suppress it.… Read More Please help the Bali Dogs!
English version further down Jeg skriver dette i en tilstand av kjærlighetssorg nesten. Med en følelse av at noe viktig har gått tapt. At nå er det over og tomrommet det etterlater er rungende som et mørkt, hult brøl. Neida, Norge er ikke ille. Det er rent og pent og sivilisert, og både venner og… Read More Post Bali Blues
I sat down and wrote my regular column for a Norwegian newspaper the other day. I wrote about how we are in a post honeymoon-phase at the moment. That is a phase where you see all the things that are not like at home. You kind of find arguments for why things should change here… Read More The Norwegian dilemma
I sat down yesterday and wrote a blog post about expats in Bali in general, and Green School in particular. I will probably never post it. It was my frustration regarding certain expats` ignorance released. I guess it makes you curious about what I wrote, and I can admit that it wasn`t very nice. It… Read More Expats in a microcosmos
We`ve been on the island for six weeks now. As a vet I think it is about time I write a little something about the Bali dogs. Bali is full of dogs. The girls are very concerned about any animal. Although one should have expected them to be used to all the loose dogs by… Read More The Bali dogs
If the first swan you ever saw was black, you`d definitely conclude that swans are black, wouldn`t you? Now, I`ve never seen one, but I know they exist, although rare and naturally only in Australia and Tasmania. In my world they are white, and if I ever happen to see a black swan, I won`t… Read More About climate changes and Black Swans
On May 17th 1814 Norway got its own Constitution. A constitution that is based on the values Freedom, Equality and Brotherhood. It is a constitution that has been the fundamental basis when our ancestors built up a country and society that has one of the smallest gaps between the rich and poor in the world,… Read More The Constitution Day; to celebrate freedom, equality and brotherhood
It`s about time we present the reason for our year away more thoroughly; Green School. Four years ago, Nina visited Bali for a yoga retreat. By coincidence, she ended up on a guided tour on Green School. From the moment she put her feet on the marvelous bridge across the river, leading towards campus, she… Read More Green School