Annelie Pompe blogg

My whole world is moving. The boat is shivering as waves crash against the steel of the hull. Sometimes my fingers are pulled away from the laptop by a big wave...

There is something about living in small spaces. Maybe that’s where adventures happen; tents, tree houses, house boats and camper vans. The less space to live in, the less to take...

Det kändes faktiskt så, som om jag hade nya ögon. De var känsligare än innan. Vind och luft upplevdes på ett nytt sätt när det inte satt en kontaktlins i vägen....

I listened to a inspiring TED-talk from a psychologist. He talked about not being a ‘real doctor’, because he didn’t work with the illnesses of the body. Psychology is a relatively...

There is something about the warm air against the skin. One of the yoga-students got laughed at when she said ‘I can feel my body!’ A guy replied ‘Did you have...

This blog post is the result of a question I got after a presentation at IKEA. I’m in the end of a half-crazy motivational speaking race. For several weeks I have...

It’s part of the Swedish heritage to do your duty and ‘work hard’.  Maybe it’s also part of our western culture. We should be busy and stressed. And happy. And good looking....

2 1/2 day without speaking . Amongst other exercises all of 60 persons were sitting together through a 3-course dinner in silence. The only sound heard was the cutlery against the...

We both noticed the difference. It was easier to breathe and we had another sense of calm. The wonderful simplicity of island life goes deeper than just a visit. The closer to...

As I finished my first real book last year it is as if I ran out of words to write. The hours and minutes of writing every day have been spent...

One photo was enough. I had to climb that mountain. It’s as if the mountain was speaking to me.  it’s happened before. Everest called me when I was just 10 years...

Yoga. You don’t go anywhere. You stay on the yoga mat and travel inwards. You breathe, you concentrate. You meet your body and things you maybe forgot about. Things that were...

För mig är havet mer än natur. Det är lugn, tystnad och harmoni. Och det är en plats jag inte kan tänka mig att leva utan. Jag har samma kärlek till...

Tre dagar. Allt vi behövde för att nå vårt mål; gränsen till Norge. Men vinden vände. Vi hade en dag av sommar, en dag av regn och vind mot oss, sen...

Text in english below the photos Jag tänkte i vanlig ordning att jag skulle göra allt på den här expeditionen. Paddla, städa havet, fridyka, springa lite då och då, fotografera, och...

Text in english below the photos Åskmoln är vackra. Vi såg länge på dem med vetskapen om vad som komma skulle, innan vi snabbt packade in allt i Exped tältet. Ungefär...

Translation in English below the photos Det här är en enkel expedition. Det handlar om något så härligt enkelt som att göra mer av det man gillar, dela det med andra,...

I have pushed limits for so long it’s become a second nature, a habit. It’s fun, developing, thrilling – yes, but sometimes it’s also exhausting. My mind is in one hundred...

I was surrounded by people behaving as if everything was normal. Actually, I guess it is normal. And most seem to really like it; sales, shoppingbags, glossy magazines, fast food and...

I slipped into the kayak as I slip into a pair of soft jeans. I was closer to the sea. I paddled out, even closer. It was quiet and peaceful. I...