Kanreki is Japanese word denoting 60th birthday. The word derives its meaning from two words: kan meaning return, and reki meaning calendar. When a person turns 60, she has gone through the Chinese zodiac cycle five times, and she is back at her original birth zodiac. 60th birthday
Norwegian summers are unpredictable. Most sommers are rainy and overcast, but then, from time to time there is that wonderful, sunny summer that makes one love Norway even more. The sun enhances all the green shades in the nature and living indeed becomes easy. The fact that there
Everyday activities should be celebrated. No matter what they are for you - shopping, going to a hair dresser, drinking coffee with your friends or caressing your pet. I celebrate everyday activities, be it mine or somebody else's, by taking snapshots of them and then making ikebana to
As ikebana enthusiast I try to make ikebana wherever I go. And wherever I go, goes my ikebana studio with me. Ikebana studio is a space where I can take photos of my ikebanas. It can be anywhere in my room, on a bookshelf, table or on the
On Friday evening, 10th of September, we will be welcoming Ethiopian New Year in Addis Abeba. After eating injera and wot dish we will light wooden torches called "chibo" in Amharic language. Chibo symbolizes coming of a new season of sunshine and new hope. It will be year
Sunflowers are small suns that make our days and our ikebana brighter and happier. Their lovely heads inspire our imagination and creativity. And birds adore them!
There is a farmer living in Nerdrum, about 30 km away from Oslo who plants a line