What does it feel like turning 30? I'll let you know

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View from Ekeberg
View from Ekeberg

2006-07-06

Busy day today. Dropped by my new employer to sign the contract, met Stine to get the keys to Merete's appartment and ate some cake with Mari and Kristian. Out little project with importing of cool gadgets and toys are coming along quite nicely. People actually buy what we are selling.

Another beautiful sunset over Oslo today, I stopped at a vantage point and took a picture of people just standing there silent.

I wish I could be a participant and not an observer right now.

2006-07-052006-07-07
About this project:
Some people fear the dreaded 30. The three oh. When you are 30 you should be a grown-up; have a job, a partner, a child. Many of us are not. I'm 29 and pushing thirty. I will be 30 on August 18th 2006.

They call it the thirty year crisis. The biologic clock. Time is ticking! Live in denial, celebrate 29 for the second time, go away on your birthday and hope it will just silently pass.

I wanted to do a photo project. I wanted to have something I could look back on and think "ah, those were the days". Perhaps other people could enjoy it as well. So I started this project in May 2006. Approximately 100 days away from my 30th birthday. Will I have a thirty year crisis? Will I find a new partner before then? Perhaps I'll just go away and hide. Come along for the ride, see how I feel.

For the next 100 days I'll be uploading an image and writing about what I do, who I meet and how I feel.