Spring break fever

It is spring, and it has yet again been almost a month since my last blog post. One might think that installing the email reminders would help, but they don’t provide anything else than guilt. Well, well. It’s been busy here lately, not only have Monica and I crossed the Atlantic, but we have survived … More Spring break fever

Girl in Oslo

Bigbang wants to talk to the prettiest girl in Oslo. Or is that you? Listen to their request here. I always think of that song when I arrive here, looking around and spotting pretty city girls. Even though there aren’t many of them, they exist and they pass you once in a while. I arrived … More Girl in Oslo

What an adventure!

I’m back in Stavanger from my short holiday in Oslo. I experienced a lot, and here is some of it: Thursday: arrived after my moms photo session in the garden with Kathrine Sørland dressed in a sari with the neighbors Friday: I made some delicious cupcakes which were to be eaten at the street party … More What an adventure!

Ramme gaard

What a place. About 30 minutes south of Oslo. A private garden open for the public a couple of times each year. We were there in the occasion of the annual Shakespeare festival, where play The Tempest was being performed by “imported” British actors this evening. The surroundings and atmosphere gave the feeling of being … More Ramme gaard

Crisis in Norway – relax, he’s left the country!

There are many things happening in Norway right now. Over 50 000 workers are striking, Norway’s Tooji ended up in the bottom of the Eurovision Song Contest and this is the respective exam period for Norwegian students. Oh, yes, Justin Bieber just left Norway. On Tuesday, the arrival hall on the airport was filled with … More Crisis in Norway – relax, he’s left the country!

17th of May

17th of May, our constitution day, is approaching and it is time to take our “bunads” out of the closet! The bunad is the national costume of Norway and looks different in the different parts of the country. Read more about background and pictures of the different types here. In Rogaland, we have a Rogalandsbunad, most … More 17th of May