I have always been very creative. I craft, cook, bake, build… if it’s possible to create - I have probably made it. For me the world is full of ideas, and I wish I had the time to fulfill them all – if I could our house would probably be crazier than it already is.
There are things that can’t be explained in a text, and that’s why I have started to discover video. The old House of Cath site was a part of my video project, and you find those videos here.
I also “collect” videos. Of course, I like funny cat’s, like most of us; but now and then I run into a video that triggers something for me. A memory, a feeling, and I like to share that. After the stroke this was a way for me to start writing again. Small memories triggered by something I liked.
Read the first three chapters in my books
Vinden ven med ett öronbedövande ljud runt huset, ett komplext och skrämmande ljud. I bakgrunden fanns ett otäckt susande som aldrig riktigt slutade. I förgrunden knakade och tjöt det i takt med att hela huset skallrade, vilket skapade ett olycksbådande dovt ljud. Vinden fick huset att kränga och vrida sig, som om det försökte skydda sig genom att röra sig i ryckiga kvidande rörelser.
I first met him on a bright summers day, when I almost stumbled over him. He was just a few feet away from our front porch, a tiny little rugged Pica Pica; or Eurasian magpie as he’s more commonly called.
He looked at me with his big, black eyes and he wasn’t scared. When I took a few steps away from the porch, he turned around and walked towards a pile of wood, that my husband had… more
She sat there staring through the airplane window. It was blue sky as far as Helena could see – no other planes, no nothing. If she leaned towards the window, she could see the clouds down below. It was the perfect weather for traveling.
"What are we doing here?" she quietly asked herself. "Is this crazy?"
Helena gazed at her seven-month-old baby boy, soundly asleep in her arms… more