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electric nights

IMG_2042 IMG_2046 IMG_2071-1 IMG_2103 IMG_2105-1Sunday night, on my way from Birkelunden to St. Hanshaugen, an old man stopped me and asked me what way he was walking. I told him he seemed to be walking the opposite direction of me; down towards Alexander Kielland’s Plass. He then asked me if I would care to join him for a glass of red, this late and rainy sunday night. I told him that I couldn’t as I was on my way home to get some sleep, slightly put off by the alcoholic whiff that already surrounded him, his unsteady walk and hazy eyes. I told him to have a good night, and as I walked off, he shouted after me “You are a very lucky human being! Very lucky!” He then turned his back at me and staggered away around the corner. He was right. I am very lucky. And I’m blessed to be surrounded by such wonderful people. I’ve always known, but this sunday night, I had a realization and it came from a drunk stranger.

// ph by Luca – pictures from a summer party last week, it was magical // edit me

Written 15.07.14.

  1. Milla says:

    Eg elske sånne små møter med fremmede. Skikklig fint.