Scientific proof reading Pedersen’s Last Dream will make you brainier!

GOOD NEWS for all my readers! Scientists have now confirmed that reading novels like Pedersen’s Last Dream can cause biological changes in the brain that act as a booster, which can linger for up to five days or more. Admittedly, the researchers at Emory University in the US did qualify their findings by specifically using the words […]

God Jul! to all my readers

THIS VIDEO in the web edition of The Guardian newspaper caught my attention today, and I thought I’d like to share it with my followers and readers because of its seasonal feel. For those who want to read the accompanying text and Guardian comments, I leave this link: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/video/2013/dec/24/norways-ice-music-festival-video Held about halfway between Bergen and Oslo, the long […]

From Nyksund to Bodø

MY FLIGHT from the ghost town was on. The Lithuanian students would drop Mark and I off, on their way south, next morning. As they’d been far from happy with the paltry wages they’d received from Olau, in return for their long hours of labour, there was a sense of schadenfreude in the arrangement. Even […]

Do you Dream? – Dream

NO BLOG entitled Pedersen’s Last Dream would be complete without including the song Do You Dream? by Norwegian progressive rock band Dream. Comprised of Christian Reim, Hans-Marius Stormoen, Terje Rypdal and Tom Karlsen, Dream recorded only one album entitled Get Dreamy on Polydor in 1967. The rock scene in Norway in was fairly small during the Flower Power years […]