Tag: Norway

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Using Physics to Your Advantage

Need to park a modern truck on a narrow Norwegian street? No problem:

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Kitchen Update

It has been 28 days since the remodel began. Without being too optimistic, we are ahead of schedule a few days and there does not…

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Higher Ground

This I can see from my apartment window: 20 minutes of huffing and puffing later I could see all the way to the North Sea:…

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I won an award for my fjords

It’s really prettier here in this corner of Norway than the pictures do justice. That may be true of all of Norway, but I’m trying…

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Random things about Norway

The light switches are right side up Unlike the British, the Norwegians trust me with a hairdryer in the bathroom They don’t concern themselves with…

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17 May

May 17 is Constitution Day in Norway. It’s the essential National day holiday, like our 4th of July. One of my co-workers and his wife…

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Gamalost – Page Two!

Friday at work, I casually mentioned to a group of Norwegian colleagues that I’d tried a new Norwegian food called Gamalost. After they stopped laughing,…

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Ost and Svin

One of the many joys of spending three weeks in a little flat on a fjord in Norway is getting to grocery shop. Usually on…