Friday, 29 April 2016

Knausgård writes about Sandøya

I designed the poster above some years back when we had an open day on the island. 

'The good life'- What is it?
For us it is living on Sandøya. The closeness to nature- the sea and the woods, sort of life stripped bare. Life has a slower pace here, yet there are activities and events all year round. We know most people on the island, it is a close knit community, in a good way.
Did you know that Karl Ove Knausgård mentions Sandøya (and the guest house we founded and ran for several years; Maries Gjestehus) in one of his books? That he was  playing with the idea of moving here?
Read here, pages 483-484: My Struggle (Min Kamp)