Everywhere trees turns green as people fill the streets, some buying, some selling...
I made it to the train station and down on the platform, as my daughter came out of her train, with her worn cargo bag in hand
Not many tourists find their way up here, so we had the place to ourselves. Me watching the baltic sea and painting while my daughter walked around looking for stones and crystals among the granite rocks
Stopped for a minute, just to watch the morning, still cold, still early, a feeling of happiness came out of nowhere
Sketched up this drawing yesterday… Researching it, I wonder why it is so often the young that have to change the ways of the adults, and the kids that take action to stop their parents from ruining our planet
Still trying to grasp the change here, from fighting loneliness, to moving as far away from each other as possible... it seems like it happened in a second
Some days it seems to me like the digital dimensions might still be working, but reality is less so...
The latest news tells everybody to keep a distance to stop the virus... Schools are closed, public places empty and we are all keeping our distance
While walking I could hear it from a long distance - the highway, I knew there were a footbridge, so I could get over
Cars stop in front of the school and both kids and parents inside are on their phones... I wonder if they are talking together... or with the car?
The idea that is starting to spread is to put nets on cars that volunteers drive around on a special route on certain times. Collecting samples of the insects there and counting and documenting what they have found
No doubt I'm skeptical about how phones and technology are changing our lives both indoors and on the trails. But once in a while I see it can also do good
The expert were explaining how the important work of ringing birds and collecting data about bird migration and behavior was coordinated all over the world and my thoughts went back to Ertholmene... where I used to stay together with the bird-people
Watching kids walk everywhere and point their phones around caching Pokemon Go virtual creatures I was just one of many wondering... couldn't this be used in ways to document biodiversity and wildlife... I sketched up my idea and explained it on a Citizen Science conference and a guy said: "it exist... several ones I think" The most well-known one is called "Seek"
Co creation is also about place-making and architecture, about creating places where people can walk, meet, discuss and innovate together
Oct. 24. Evening. Just came back from the hospital, broken drawing arm… so switched to the right arm and continued drawing on…
Challenges from pollution, to habitat loss, to hunger, to climate change might have at least one thing in common - Those closest to them can play essential roles in solving them