Another day that could have been truly wonderful if it hadn’t been for the wind. It is still an ok day but the wind does its best to make us go inside again. It’s only reasonable calm in the forest and in my garden so there’s where we have been mostly today when we’ve been outdoors. Well we were down by the creek and out in to the fields there early this morning and I took two photos I liked enough to publish in my NG album, this one : http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/3258816/ and this one: http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/3258839/
So mostly I’ve been napping today, looking for some tomato seeds I can’t remember where I’ve placed and watering plants both in the cool cellar and up here in the rest of the cottage. It’s Grimm on channel six at 6pm but besides that I don’t think there’s anything to watch today, besides the news that is. Yesterday I bought two dvd’s the both Thor movies. I watched the first one yesterday and besides being a bit pompous it was quite ok, it wouldn’t have hurt to have a bit more humorous parts in it. So I might watch the second one today, I’ve heard it’s rather good.
It’s fun that they use our old gods in movies now days. The Norse gods (or Asagudarna as we call them) were the gods we had here until Christianity came. They didn’t disappear over a night though and many of their symbols survives still today. Like Thor’s goats, they are important Christmas (or Jul as we say) symbols yet. More and more people are converting back to the old religion too but look at the gods in a different way. They don’t see Thor riding his carriage after his goats making thunder any longer, they see them more like parts of nature and its forces instead.
It’s time to make something to eat and I’m thinking pancakes. I have lots of jam left (and lots of berries in the freezer that I need to do something with) and over here we make thin pancakes and have lots of jam on them. Some also have whipped cream but I’m not a big fan of whipped cream to be honest. We quite often also have some vanilla sugar in the batter and that just makes the pancakes delicious🙂 I don’t have that so I’ll pour in some honey instead. But I’ll also have maple syrup on my pancakes, I got a bottle from Joyce this Christmas and I have some left still🙂