Sigrid

Are you ready for a unique experience?

Are you ready for a unique experience?

Photos were taken March 27, 2012. Temperature was 25ºC (77ºF), which is unusually warm for that time of the year. Text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Translated and edited by Michael Holtermann and Rick Shupper. Far out at sea, east of Kristiansandfjord, is Grønningen Lighthouse. On this little stone cairn at sea, shaped and kneaded by glaciers during the […]

 Michael

Movies with lighthouses: The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm is a 2000 dramatic disaster film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger about the crew of the Andrea Gail that got caught in the Perfect Storm of 1991. The film stars George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, William Fichtner, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane, Karen Allen and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. The film was released on June 30, 2000 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

 Michael

Færdern – Færder Regatta

Færdern – Færder Regatta

Photos: KNS/Helly Hansen and Wikipedia Annual regatta from Oslo to Horten. The Fæder Regatta is one of the world’s biggest overnight regattas. From its inception in 1947, with seven boats competing, the regatta has grown considerably and in 2012 more than 1000 boats and 4–5,000 sailors will participate. The Færder race fleet range from 100-year-old wooden […]

 Michael

Movies with lighthouses: Forever Young

Forever Young, 1992, adventure/comedy/romance: Point Arena Lighthouse, California

 Michael

Movies with lighthouses: Final Analysis

Final Analysis, 1992, drama: Pigeon Point Lighthouse, California

 Michael

Movies with lighthouses: Meet The Parents

Meet The Parents, 2000, comedy/romance: Chicago Harbor Lighthouse, Illinois.

 Michael

Movies with lighthouses: Heartbreakers

Heartbreakers, 2001, comedy/romance: Cape Florida Lighthouse, Florida.

 Michael

Movies with lighthouses: Hysterical

Hysterical, 1983, comedy/horror: Yaquina Lighthouse, Oregon. Hysterical is a 1983 film from Embassy Pictures that was intended to spoof the horror movies that were abundant at the time. Synopsis Frederic Lansing (Bill Hudson) is a writer who hopes to find inspiration while vacationing in Hellview, Oregon; however, the lighthouse in which he’s staying is haunted by the ghost of Venetia (Julie […]

 Michael

Somewhere in Time

Somewhere in Time

Somewhere In Time, 1980, romantic comedy: Round Island Lighthouse, Michigan.   Somewhere in Time trailer: