During the last few weeks Norwegians have been purposely uploading the famous Napalm Girl picture to facebook fully knowing the social media giant will take it down. The uploads were in revolt to facebook’s censorship. The image in question is a 1972 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo from AP photographer Nick Ut. It shows a young naked girl, Kim Phuc, fleeing […]
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Julebukk has a long tradition in Norway and even though its form and meaning has changed over time, the symbol of julebukk remains to this day – bringing the community together at Christmas. In old Norse tradition the julebukk (yule goat) was originally the goat that was slaughtered during romjul, the time between Christmas and New Years. The julebukk became the symbol […]
Traditional barley grøt recipe with a modern twist: As the grøt cools it will thicken. This is when we usually add in more milk… Peel and slice the clementines. The fruit will warm and the juice will mix with the creamy milk. The citrus flavour adds freshness and tang to the grøt.
Seeing the rock carvings was great for our family as we got to talk about how precious they are with the kids, we learnt about the people who made them, about the stories they made, and we made up a few of our own, however, the icing on the cake for me was the wonderful nature that surrounded the open air museum.