Interrail 2013 First Stop Denmark

Interrail 2013

It’s an amazing feeling to carry everything you need in your backpack and then go travel the world. When I was young I brought my mattress and sleeping bag and slept anywhere and anytime. But traveling with this wonderful crowd *sleeping* must be part of the plan… Therefore we rent private houses via Airbnb , which is an enjoyable and affordable alternative. The following pictures are from the home that … Continue reading

We’re building a new house, how do we make it our dream home?

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Ask the architect: Hello, we’re a family of six planning to move out of our current home once we’ve built a new house in the garden. Could you give us some advice on what we should be aware of in this situation? How do we turn it into our dream home? Answer: Planning and building a house from scratch gives you a unique opportunity to get it just the way … Continue reading

What do you do for a living?

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Recently I’ve met a lot of interesting people. Just last week I was inspired by Lucky Linda who lectured on finding your life purpose. I’ve met an interior designer who organizes self-improvement courses, a graphic designer who works as inspirator for her colleagues, a doctor who recently published book about diet and nutrition, a hairdresser working as a musician, and an architect who paints pictures. It may say something about … Continue reading

10 Reasons for Hiring an Architect

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“Why hire an architect?” you might ask yourself… According to prejudice only the rich can afford them, and only the less creative really need them anyway. Reason no. 1: You Have Plans For Your House The most obvious reason for hiring an architect is that you have plans to build or rebuild your house, because it no longer meets your needs. If this isn’t already a good enough reason for … Continue reading

Our Home in Pisa

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It sure is strange to get out of the chair, pack our suitcases and head off to another country. Our lives are literally turned upside down. We are evaluating many of our old habits, and are slowly adapting to the Italian culture. It is an exciting and fun adventure! After a few short weeks it is even hard to remember what life in Trondheim was like. We moved from our … Continue reading

Spirit of the Home by Jane Alexander

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Subtitle: How to make your home a sanctuary Author: Jane Alexander, written 1999 One of the most beautiful books on home improvement that I know is this pearl of a book called the Spirit of the Home. Reading this book starts you on a journey which may take years, guiding you towards your true home. It is a book to get lost in; be inspired by; come back to again … Continue reading

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