Some way Ukraine has become the country people in this region of Norway consider their responsibility. Several organizations and private persons gather money for our starving, freezing, poor neighbors. Nobody can help all, everybody can help one. Fleemarkets are a poplar way of raising money.
mSerina and I went to a fleemarket this Saturday on a nearby island, Bokn. People there are famous for their collective spirit. They are mostly fishermen, oil rig workers or farmers, that means they are used to take responsibility for their neighbors in more than one way.
We are in between seasons. Ice in the salt sea, and flowers in the sunny hillsides.
There should be some red on the roofs, but I doubt you can spot them. I used my iPone cam on this trip.Three islands with bridges and two deep under water tunnels ( about 300 meeter below water) are connecting our town southwards.
Houses for fisher boats and tourists by the shore.
Old, weatherbeaten roof.
Ancient civilization, a garden with an old pavilion, orchard and the first snowdrops.
Serina resting after the "gold rush" .
The apex of the day, meeting the first snow drops of the year .
Home again displaying the catch of the day. A red latern, a vase, six trolls, a dozen books, Kosta Boda crystal, Pilgrim jewelry and other handy things for the home. Thank God; for the first meeting with the spring.
Photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher