Zen master

“I have lived with several Zen masters – all of them cats.”
(- Eckhart Tolle, “The power of now”)

Zen master (photo: Jan Nergård)
Zen master (photo: Jan Nergård)

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Flowers from the roadside (1)

At this time of year, there are lots of beautiful flowers to be found along the road up to our house. I had a little walk with my camera today, and I’d like to share with you some of the beauties I found.

Linaria vulgaris (photo: Jan Nergård)
Linaria vulgaris (photo: Jan Nergård)

Myosotis arvensis (photo: Jan Nergård)
Myosotis arvensis (photo: Jan Nergård)

Myosotis scorpioides (photo: Jan Nergård)
Myosotis scorpioides (photo: Jan Nergård)

Cat meets Fox

My wife and I had quite a surprise at breakfast today, when we were watching a cat outside our house and a fox suddenly came out from the woods. The cat’s strategy was clear: Get as high up as you can and try to look as big and dangerous as possible. And the strategy worked, the fox left and there was no fighting. Picture taken through the kitchen window.

Cat meets fox (photo: Jan Nergård)
Cat meets fox (photo: Jan Nergård)

A fine day at Langedrag mountain farm

I love visiting Langedrag. Its beautiful location, the animals, the fresh mountain air, its rough but pleasant buildings all have a very special, soothing effect on me. And there are always new and exciting motives for a hobby photographer like myself. I was there yesterday, it is only about 45 minutes drive from where I live. Below, you’ll find some of the pictures i took, hope you’ll enjoy them.

House and people at Langedrag (photo: Jan Nergård)
House and people at Langedrag (photo: Jan Nergård)

Horse and goats (photo: Jan Nergård)
Patient horse and rude goats (photo: Jan Nergård)

Peacock on the roof (photo: Jan Nergård)
Peacock admiring the view from the roof (photo: Jan Nergård)

Small lake at Langedrag (photo: Jan Nergård)
Small lake at Langedrag (photo: Jan Nergård)

Duck with ducklings (photo: Jan Nergård)
Mother duck with three of her nine very charming ducklings (photo: Jan Nergård)

Posing goose, looking good (photo: Jan Nergård)
Posing goose, looking good (photo: Jan Nergård)

Lynx cub, 2 months old (photo: Jan Nergård)
Lynx cub, barely 2 months old, in the grass with mother lynx (photo: Jan Nergård)

Stupid things you can do on a summer vacation

There are many silly things you can do on a summer vacation. Here are my youngest daughter and myself on a roller coaster in Djurs sommarland in Denmark. My daughter is the one with the long hair waving like a flag behind her. I am sitting next to her, scared stiff and hoping to survive.

Scary stuff (photo: Jan Nergård)
Scary stuff (photo: Unni Nergård)