The Quiet Picture Blog

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Easter, Day 1

This is the first time in many years that I’m not going to the mountains for Easter. Because, I’m already here! So the only planning I needed to do was to decide the direction...

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Look what’s happening!

It’s been a very warm March so far, and the past couple of days it’s been extremely warm. Combine the warm front with a blazing sun and the effects are immediate – just look...

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Winter dreams

The stuff that winter dreams are made of! Mild temperatures and sunshine up on my favourite mountain. I didn’t even miss my skis while snowshoeing on Ånnfjället yesterday! I was a bit worried at...

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One week

The problem with slipping skis that I mentioned in the last post, that’s solved. It was just a bad job in the shop, because as soon as I got expert help, the skis were...

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Of course it wasn’t quite that easy

I got myself a pair of new skis yesterday! I’ve outgrown my waxless hybrids which have been an endless source of frustration this winter when I’ve had people skiing past me left and right...

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The car

During these five long weeks without my car, I’ve realised that the closest thing to a relationship I have in my life is actually with the automobile. I very nearly started to anthropomorphise it...