This Year's Highlights - New York, New York

29 December, 2013

This year. I don't even know where to start. I set my heart on making my New Year's resolution come true: doing the things I never dared, but that I had always dreamt of.  And what wouldn't be a better place to do that than New York?  I went to New York in January. (I finally met this inspiring girl in real life!) And when I decided to try graphic design I returned for a full time course in April. I felt crazy for spending so much of my savings and time (that I should have spent on finishing my thesis) on something that I didn't know whether I might love, but it was probably the best thing I have ever done, and I did it entirely on my own.

I spent what was left over of my time strolling the streets of Brooklyn, and I fell absolutely in love with Carroll Gardens. Sigurd moved to New York with work, and we spend summer evenings on our shared passion - trying out new restaurants. I was blessed to make friends for life, one of them - Sarah! I went to North Carolina to visit her and I even made a little video about it here.



1. Roses in Carroll Gardens.
2.-3. An afternoon with Sarah.
4. Our new favorite place to hang out.
5. More scenes from Brooklyn.

More highlights to come tomorrow!

10 comments:

  1. New York is one of the most amazing cities in the world... :)

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  2. Your photographs are just heart-wrenchingly beautiful! I wish I could photograph like you. You have one major talent :) and your bravery in following your dreams is really inspiring.

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  3. It looks like a glorious year. Looking forward to see more highlights.

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  4. I think it is important to chase your dreams and it is so nice you did! looking forward more highlights

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  5. These are beautiful pictures! New York is wonderful... can't wait to get back there sometime soon. :)
    ~ Country Girl's Daybook

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  6. i love new york! what a dream that you got to live there for a bit!

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  7. These photographs are so beautiful! I especially like the second two vertical ones.

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  8. Beautiful. I love your thoughtful, peaceful expression.

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  9. I'm so happy that you were able to accomplish one of your dreams in 2013, and it ended up being a total success.

    P.S. I love that photo of you sitting on the porch. It's the epitome of summer in New York in tank tops and sandals, and you look so perfectly content and at peace. :) Beautiful!

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