Writer of fiction, commentaries and articles, blogger, voracious reader, language mechanic, techie, gadget freak, car nut, photo blurrer and Norwegian at Large.
Gunnar Helliesen was born in Bergen, Norway, in 1964. He resides in the SF Bay Area in California, but travels a lot.
He can be reached via email at: his firstname (at) his lastname dot com and on Twitter @GunnarHelliesen
Can the Jaguar F-Type rekindle the magic of the E-Type, 50 years on?
On July 22, 2011, Ina Libak was shot four times by a right wing extremist. She named her wounds after her core values.
The Swedish police interrogator who first interviewed the alleged victims in the Assange rape case was a friend of one of them.
The demise of an aeronautically challenged housefly at the many hands of an arachnid killer.
When does the most commercial thing in the world, a TV ad campaign, become art?
Watching 747s taxi and perch brings home the point that birds are the descendants of dinosaurs.
Or how I learned to relax and say "I'm fine thanks, how are you?" a lot.