Norway’s Lady Aurora


Here are some impressions of our Northern Lights experience in Norway last month You cannot rob me of free nature’s grace, You cannot shut the windows of the sky Through which Aurora shows her brightening face. JAMES THOMSON, Castle of Indolence

Hamnøy


Whenever you scroll through images of the Lofoten, Norway, you are sure to see the little village of Hamnøy with its tiny bright red houses on stilts called rorbu and a majestic mountain scenery in the background.

The Belvedere


“The Poetry of Earth is never dead.”- John Keats (On the Grasshopper an the Cricket) The title says it all : Belvedere. From Latin bellus meaning “beautiful“ and  vedere  “to see“ . These images are taken at the newly built belvedere at the Burfelt Forest Discovery Centre in the Upper Sure National Park. All images …

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

Birds’ Winter Restaurant


I lately purchased a “Bear” which is loaded with grains and seeds suitable to birds. I put this little fellow on my balcony with an umbrella over it in order to prevent it from getting wet or covered in snow. The first guests have arrived. A couple of Eurasian blue tits enjoy the meal!