|Lars Mytting at his home in Elverum, Norway. His best-selling book, |
“Solid Wood: All About Chopping, Drying and Stacking Wood — and the Soul of Wood-Burning,”
inspired a TV program about cutting, stacking and burning firewood. NYT.
And a reality show based on it. Of which one commenter says:
“I’m not being ironic,” the viewer continued. “For some reason, this broadcast was very calming and very exciting at the same time.” A show which includes a fire burning in real time.Strangely, I can imagine that.... and also this...
"...the fire on “National Firewood Night” burned all night long, in suspensefully unscripted configurations. Fresh wood was added through the hours by an NRK photographer named Ingrid Tangstad Hatlevoll, aided by viewers who sent advice via Facebook on where exactly to place it.
"For most of the time, the only sound came from the fire. Ms. Hatlevoll’s face never appeared on screen, but occasionally her hands could be seen putting logs in the fireplace, or cooking sausages and marshmallows on sticks."