New Year, New Blog

5 January 2006

I hope all of you had a lovely Christmas and new year with plenty of good food and lots of fun. I want to thank you again for all the feedback and kind messages, I’ve been inspired by so many passionate cooks all over the world and I’m really looking forward to continuing to be so!

For a bit of a special start to the new year, I’ve launched another Nordljus – the same name but mainly with non-food pics. I like taking pictures of other things as much as (possibly more than) food and thought it’d be nice to share some of them.
The site hasn’t got many pictures yet, but I’m hoping to update it daily (well, I am going to try!), so please take a look when you have time. I’m afraid you’ll notice a disproportionate number of shots of my cat – he‘s been modelling for me for some time, although by now he’s rather fed up and gives me a cold look every time I point my camera at him!

I wish all of you a wonderful and happy new year.
 

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  • A happy new year, Keiko!

    素敵な写真たち、見てきました!

    まやちゃんの写真も楽しみにしてますね~。

    今年ものんびり、楽しませてください。

    Posted by mariko | 5 January 2006 #
  • Happy New Year! First time commenter here - just wanted to let you know your photography is beautiful! Looking forward to the new blog!

    Posted by radish | 5 January 2006 #
  • Beautiful! Happy New Year!

    Posted by Josh | 5 January 2006 #
  • Hi Keiko, all the best to you as well. Im looking forward to following your new blog and admiring your non-food photography. Your talent is always inspiring!

    Posted by Michèle | 5 January 2006 #
  • Beautiful pictures. Happy New Year!

    Posted by Tartine Gourmande | 5 January 2006 #
  • A Happy New Year!

    I wish you a year filled with peace,good health and happiness.

    日本語ブログばっかり見ててちょっと心配してたけど

    すっごく安心しました!お元気そうでよかった!!

    新年明けましておめでとうございます。

    また本年も沢山お話させてくださいネ!

    Posted by seiko | 6 January 2006 #
  • Hi Keiko,

    Happy New Year to you too!!! The photos at the new site are beautiful.

    Posted by Reid | 6 January 2006 #
  • Hello Keiko,

    Your new site looks great, and your photography is really excellent. I look forward to seeing more work over the next year.

    Posted by Anna | 6 January 2006 #
  • Pics are fantastic! Love the one with your cat and the man in the park and the rest. Super!

    Posted by Dreska | 7 January 2006 #
  • Breathtaking, Keiko. Thank you for these beautiful new photographs. As a rank amateur, I’m so inspired.

    Posted by shauna | 7 January 2006 #
  • CONGRATULATIONS!!! for your nomination (s) for the food blog award!!!

    stunning photos as usual keiko! maybe I should be re incarnated into a cat!

    Posted by sha | 7 January 2006 #
  • Good morning,

    My name is Gilles Renusson. I was the captain of the 1991 USA pastry team which competed at the world pastry cup in Lyon with/against the Japanese team lead by Hidemi Sugino. I am looking for a source to purchase Hidemi’s pastry books. I found your site on Yahoo and hope you can help me in my search. Happy New Year. Yhank-you for your response.

    Sincerely, Gilles Renusson.

    Posted by Gilles Renusson | 7 January 2006 #
  • Hi there, thank you so much for all your kind wishes - I just realised how hard it’s going to be to update pictures daily...

    Posted by keiko | 7 January 2006 #
  • Happy new year ! I hope that next time you come to Paris, we’ll have time to meet in a nice pastry shop :D

    Cheers !

    Fred

    Posted by Fred | 7 January 2006 #
  • fantastic pics, cheers and good food in future

    Posted by happycook72 | 8 January 2006 #
  • Keiko-san

    I checked up your new photo blog! It’s soooo wonderful!

    Hope to see you soon!

    Sagami

    Posted by Sagami | 9 January 2006 #
  • the sparkle from your apple (even if it’s blurred) is just too distracting :P imho, non-food photos are also "food", though inedible, they are "essential food" for the soul, especially of a photographer.

    Congratulations to your new blog section. can’t wait to see more beautiful shots from you..

    Posted by slurp! | 10 January 2006 #
  • Hi dear Keiko!!

    Happy new year..A lots of wonderful things for you...;-)

    tatina send a "ron ron" to you!! :<

    Bye

    kisses

    Posted by Gourmet | 10 January 2006 #
  • Hi there, thanks so much again for all your kind notes!

    Fred - I’ll let you know ;)

    Posted by keiko | 20 January 2006 #
  • Your non-food photos are just as gorgeous as your food ones. You are truly gifted. Pray tell, have you ever taken photography lessons before? You are a pro! Well done and keep it up...

    Posted by Vivilicious | 23 January 2006 #
  • Hi Vivlicious - thank you for your kind words, I’ve taken a short beginner’s course once :)

    Posted by keiko | 2 February 2006 #
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