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Discovering Norwegian Music – Datarock

I’ve liked Datarock for some time but had no idea they were Norwegian until I came here. Their raw electronic rock excites my nerve endings and makes me throw shapes in the shower. And on the...

Discovering Norwegian Music – The First Steps

People who know me personally will know my love for music. I DJ’d at university, ran my own club night for three years, helped out with Oxjam Brum and even dabbled in journalism by writing a...

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...

Of Montreal – Oslo in the Summertime

Oslo in the summertime, nobody can fall asleep I'm staring out the window from my bed At 4 AM the sun is up Look, the sky is peppered with sea birds And with crows all cackling...