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Slow TV in Norway

Norway’s Slow TV Goes Global

One of the most curious things about watching TV in Norway is the popularity of ‘slow TV‘. The simple concept is the total opposite of the instant gratification style of reality TV. Producers pick a topic and spend...
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The Best Norwegian TV Adverts: Take 2!

One of the most popular articles in the history of Life in Norway was my 2013 look at the best Norwegian TV adverts. Last time I claimed watching the adverts was a great way of picking...
Alt for Norge

The Great Norwegian Adventure

The must-watch reality TV show for anyone considering a move to Norway. As I write this, I'm sitting on the sofa watching the latest episode in the 5th series of Alt for Norge, an award-winning reality...
Parents on the Atlantic Road

Fly With Us on the Atlantic Road

An unexpected brief appearance on Norway's TV2. Uh, it's been almost three weeks since my last post, how did that happen? Sorry everyone! One of the reasons is I've been playing host to my parents the...
Slow TV in Norway

Norway’s Slow TV Phenomenon

Do you ever feel a little overwhelmed with modern life? Norway's broadcasters might just have the help you're looking for. A lot of people dash around crowded cites in cars, suffer road rage, spend 8 hours...
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The Best Norwegian TV Adverts

There's so many adverts on Norwegian TV that make me smile or leave me scratching my head, I'm surprised I didn't write this post months ago! Watching TV adverts is not just a good way of...

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...