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"The true artist is quite rational as well as imaginative and knows what he is doing; if he does not, his art suffers. The true scientist is quite imaginative as well as rational, and sometimes leaps to solutions where reason can follow only slowly; if he does not, his science suffers."
Isaac Asimov

We've had a couchsurfing guest from Switzerland over for the weekend and drove to the nearby commune of Haram getting in touch with some locals. They've got remarkably short legs compared to the ones I know from Germany.

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Ymir, ancestor to all Jötnar, feeds on Auðumbla's milk.

Einar Jónsson

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Got this wonderful book on Nordic mythology at the library. Looks familiar? I'm about to go through all twelve volumes, each illustrated by a different artist, so it seems.

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