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Hjem, Møbler, Kjøkken, Hvitevarer, Sofa, Baderom Og Mye Mer

Or in English: Home, Furniture, Kitchen, Home Appliances, Sofa, Bathroom And Much More Today I finally found somewhere cheap to shop in Norway. And by cheap I don't mean relatively cheap, I mean ACTUALLY cheap, hurrah!...

Getting To Know You, Fredensborg

It’s been a hectic, hot few days. The weekend was a scorcher with the mercury busting 30 degrees C. In between grabbing some rays, I took some time out to get familiar with my new neighbourhood...

There Were 31 Days In May

Today is Ascension Day, a Public Holiday in Norway, so I am still in bed at 8.49am with a coffee, writing my blog instead of being at work, huzzah! I am also not required to work...

A Day In St. Hanshaugen

It seems weather forecasts in Norway are no better than in England. This weekend was supposed to be dismal, but most of the time it was nice and bright, albeit windy. That meant I could go...

Who needs Man Utd v Barcelona?

…when you've got Sarpsborg v Lillestrøm? With tonight's Champions League Final receiving blanket coverage across Europe, including here in Norway, today's blog post is almost inevitably about the beautiful game. There's a big Manchester United connection...

My Norwegian Travel Bug Starts Here

So, three weeks into my Norsk adventure and I'm starting to get to know my way around Oslo. I find my eyes looking further afield at what delights may be in store for me in the...

On Top Of The World Looking Down On Creation

On Saturday I was up at the crack of dawn to explore yet more of Oslo's hidden treasures. I decided to take the T-Bane into the hills and forests surrounding the city, with nothing but my...

Life Thru A Lens

A few more video clips to share, featuring 17.mai celebrations, a couple of concerts and Frogner Park / Vigeland Sculpture Park.

Crashing a Party – Norway’s Constitution Day

Tuesday was Norway's Constitution Day. Dave, Wendy and I started with a champagne breakfast at the flat while I watched some of the big parade on the TV, plus scenes from around Norway and around the...

Then Raise The Scarlet Standard High

Everyone here is gearing up for tomorrow's 17.mai celebrations, Norway's Constitution Day. In the morning I shall join Wendy and Dave for a traditional champagne breakfast then make my way into the city to join in...