A few days ago, I was browsing my local bookstore when the title and cover photo of this book got my attention. The Charm Bracelet by Viola Shipman is the story of a charm bracelet passed down from generation to generation; a story of love, forgiveness, memory and memories. I have a charm bracelet too. … More And This Is Why Charms Are Such An Amazing Gift…
My first novel was published, so Happy Birthday to the Polar Bear and the Palm Tree! It’s been quite a journey, thank you all who made this dream possible and supported me. Happy reading, Evelyne
Tonight I feel angry and sad. A polar bear was killed after attacking a cruise ship guard, in Svalbard, Norway. It was an act of “self-defense”, said the German cruise-ship operator in a statement. Self-defense, eh? So a bunch of tourists go to the Arctic, in the hope of seeing polar bears in their natural … More How I failed that Polar Bear
What a weird idea! said my friend Marie. Why go somewhere cold and wet in the summer? Good point (I just saw on Facebook that Marie is on a beach in France, which to me is a weird idea too) but the purpose of this trip being to see polar bears in their natural habitat, … More Summer in the Arctic (yes, really)
As I am sitting at Oslo Airport, sipping Barolo wine (yes, there is a bit of Ingrid in me, see my first novel, The Polar Bear and the Palm Tree) with my hubby and partner-in-adventure Tom, I can’t help but thinking that life ~and traveling~ is a wonderful thing. In less than two hours we … More Reflections on polar bears…and life.