The Newest Member of the Family

Let me introduce Molly. A Norwegian forest cat from Odda Norway. My sister adopted her a couple of months ago. She’s a very shy cat and cautious at first, but once she sees that you’re not a threat, she’ll try her best to catch your attention. ūüôā

 

 

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“Can’t I get some privacy hooman?”

 

 

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Molly is an indoor cat. She doesn’t want to go outside.

 

 

 

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A Norwegian forest cat and a Norwegian fjord on the background = Perfect composition!

 

 

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Pus in Boots eyes 

 

Polaroid EE44

When my partner’s dad saw my FujiFilm Instax Mini 8 camera, he went to his office and came back with a Polaroid EE44 camera. He said that I can use it because no one is using it anymore. I felt like I won the lottery or an auction because I love vintage stuff especially vintage gadgets/technologies.

Polaroid EE44 is an instant analog camera. The concept is simple. You take a photo, then the camera develops the photo right away. I’ve tried to “Google” this camera and I found out that there ain’t much information about it. I found out though that EE44 is from 1976.

Since this is an old camera, I had to study the controls first. The problem is no one has the instruction manual anymore so again I turned to the internet. Fortunately, I found some videos and more information about this analog camera. However, Polaroid has discontinued the production of the type 80 films (which I think is sad). But it’s not the end for the EE44. There are lots of tutorials online on how to use other films (like for instance Fujifilm 100) instead.

There was only one shot left in the camera so after learning the controls, I aimed at a beautiful scenery and pressed the button and hoped that I’d get a good picture. Then I waited for a couple of minutes and I pulled out the film. Unfortunately, there was no picture on the paper but only the chemicals from the paper. Then it occurred to me that I forgot to check the batteries! But even though I remember the batteries, I still won’t be able to change the batteries because that would mean opening the camera and exposing the remaining film.

I got disappointed because I lost my only shot but as I’ve said earlier, it’s not the end of the EE44. There are endless possibilities here, we just have to be creative and be patient with troubleshooting.

 

Our Home

Earth is not just a planet. It is our home and our one and¬†ONLY home in the universe. Therefore we should take good care of it because this is the only home we have. I don’t care if you have the largest mansion or if you are¬†the richest man in¬†the world. If you do not respect nature then I suggest that you find another planet to pollute!

The pictures below were taken on the 2nd day of Easter. Hubby, Zorro and I went to Kaland Austerheim to celebrate Easter. We were fortunate enough for the sunny weather during that weekend. A very good friend of mine visited too, so we had a wonderful Lenten season this year.

Then there came the mood breaker. When we were walking along the shore we found some plastic trash! There’s the plastic grocery bag, a plastic bottle, small hard plastic bits which I could not tell what and smaller plastic bags! Instead of just sitting and enjoying the view, I picked up the trash because I cannot take it and never would I let these wastes get back to the sea. It is just painful for me to imagine that animals can die because of these plastics that we have found.

Anyway, have a nice day and happy Earth day everyone!

 

 

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Such a beauty!

 

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Seriously people?

 

Saturday with Zorro

It’s just the two of us this weekend. So I try my best to make it great for the both of us even though I’m not feeling well because of the hangover (hehe). I’m so proud of myself today because I went for a short trip to the mountain despite of my poor *ahem* condition. Hiking when you have a hangover is uncomfortable because of the headache, dizziness and nausea. Do not forget the very low energy level as well. It’s like going to war sick and unprepared.

After doing the laundry, I changed clothes and went for a short hike with Zorro. I thought that I wasn’t in the mood for a hike and I was thinking of going back but then I looked at the dog and I felt guilty because I haven’t taken him for a hike these past few weeks because of my hectic schedule.

I struggled all the way to the top. It was an exhausting trip but it cured my hangover. So the saying is true that nature cures everything.

Anyways, here are the photos that I took today. Have a great weekend!

 

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A photoshoot before we go.

 

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On the way to the top. Zorro and I felt the need to stop and enjoy the view from this height.

 

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On the top! Beautiful autumn colors indeed.