Let it snow ...

I grew up in Scandinavia where we have free snow every year. You might not know, but in Scandinavia the snow is a blessing that was once decided by higher powers to give the children as a reward for being friendly, cute and doing homework on time.

Later again, when the higher powers realized that Scandinavian kids were just too cute to be true, Santa was hired to distribute free iPads, iPhones, LEGO and clean underwear to the children every year.


My daughter Robin Isabella a few years back. Leica M9 with Leica 50mm Summicron-M f/2.0.


This of course is a Christmas story, and if it is true or not, that's not the point.

What is true is that good deeds are rewarded, sooner or later. Treat others like you would like to be treated. Then add a little extra.

Let's look to 2018 and consider how each of us could contribute to being more friendly, cute and do our homework on time. Let's do it so well that next Christmas, it will snow from Bali to Bell Air.


Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!


Boston in the snow. Leica M240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.



  · © Thorsten Overgaard · e-mail: thorsten@overgaard.dk

Thorsten von Overgaard is a Danish writer and photographer, specializing in fine art photography, portrait photography and documentary photography, known for writings about photography, as well as an educator and international photo competition judge.




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