Kelly has had a cold for the last week, so we haven’t been able to get out and about.
Our neighbour was blowing away the snow from the track to our house, and as the light looked nice, I thought I would take a couple of pictures.
The temperature has been around -20 for the last week, but yesterday the temperature started to rise, and cause a mist. Dundret; our mountain in Gällivare looked really,
but by the time I had found a good place to park and take some better pictures, the mountain had unfortunately disappeared!
At the end of the week, it will be Jokkmokk’s marknad and I will be there on Thursday, so I will write about that next week.
I did not write anything last week because we had a bad storm for several days and I did not go out.
We did have a nice sunset one evening last week however.
Last Saturday i ran a knife sharpening workshop for two members of staff from Solberget Wilderness Camp.
Today myself and Kelly were out and about, made fire, grilled sausage and made hot chocolate (it was -17 degrees).
And here is a picture of us travelling 4kms to collect our post.
This evening we also had a nice sunset with some fantastic colours, which changed very rapidly.
I am at home with Kelly at the moment and one project we been working on together is a pair of matching tin armbands.
I am really grateful to my friend Kjell in Jokkmokk, who has made me a leather equipment belt.
There are three clips on leather loops to attach equipment and I am planning to make a pouch for it also.
I begin the year unemployed again, as a new company has taken over Gällivare Tourist Centre.
At home, I began the new year clearing snow from the roofs of our buildings (the snow was 110cms thick).
We have been out walking and the girls have been practising skiing
I have also been teaching the girls to make a quinzee.
The sun is appearing above the horizon and where we live, it has started shining on the tree tops.
Last night there was a clear sky and with an almost full moon, it was very bright outside
And here is a picture of the moon from early this morning to end with.