Welcome to the year of 2008!!!!

1st of January I really say: “Welcome to a new year!” I want to start with a sentence from a Norwegian singer and writer, Alf Prøysen. It goes roughly like this: “You will get a new day tomorrow, a clean day that has never been before, with clean sheets and coloured pencils.” This is how we should start the new year, but many cannot do that. We bring so much of the past with us into the fresh year that the pages are already partly stained. Think of the people that are ... (read more)