Snow cristals


Nature is an Artist. It’s sunny out here but the temperature hovers at -9°C. Here are some details on the snow in my garden. All images are taken with RRM technique (reverse ring macro). Can you feel the crisp ? All images ©2017 Mona Dienhart

Climate change


A lot of people are talking about climate change. I witnessed it personnally during my stay in Austria last month. We were visiting the Grossglockner glacier. A funicular carries tourists down to the foot of the glacier….well down where the glacier used to be! From there you still have to hike for a while to …

On the go-anyone fancy an ice dive?


After work I had a glimpse at the Upper Sure lake. This drinking water reservoir is our one and only dive spot in tiny landlocked Luxembourg. Due to the changing water level ice diving is not often possible. The negative temperatures over the last days made me curious. And guess what? Ice formation started in …

Goodbye “Little Red Ship”


It took me by surprise. The BBC ticker ran on my computer with a heading saying : Tourist ship sinking off Argentina. As I have a strong emotional connection to this part of the world since I’ve been there I checked it out immediately. The Explorer, “the Little Red Ship” was MY boat. I spent …