Entries Tagged ‘fun’

Sledding Hill

Everyone has a sledding hill in Norway.  Ours is at the end of the street.  Especially when it’s a sunny Winters day you’ll find all the neighbours up on the hill playing with their kids.  Snowmen are made, jumps are moulded, and somehow in all the chaos, an advanced, intermediate and kiddies track appear. It’s […]

Electric Nature

In Alta, Moose and I were trekking the mountain next to the farm when I heard a familiar sound.  ‘I think I hear crickets!’  I was a little excited because it was a sound I hadn’t heard since leaving Australia.  I started looking for where the sound was coming from.  Scanning over the rocky, cold, […]

A Norwegian Christmas

christmas-candle.jpgNorway enters the Christmas season early.

Cheese and Oranges

“Cheese!” is the English word used to bring a cheesy smile across your subject’s face when taking a photo.  However, this same word in Norwegian doesn’t give quite the same effect.  In fact, if you say the Norwegian word for cheese, ‘ost’, your subject will pucker their lips like blowing out a candle for the […]

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