When you live in Norway, Norwegian is not the only language you have to learn. You also live with Nynorsk and Sami and even Danish, Swedish and Finnish. English is also a prominent language in Norway and can help you get around but being familiar with the Nordic languages can help you with even the [...]
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Rice-porridge Pancakes, or ‘rislapper’ in Norwegian, is a traditional ‘left overs’ recipe of day old rice porridge mixed with pancake batter. The batter is fried in a pan just like pancakes and eaten with jam. These pancakes are softer and a little more moist than regular pancakes but they are still lovely and fluffy.
When a child is two they are scheduled for a check-up at the health clinic with a child nurse. The main aim of the check-up is to see how the child is doing with language development. Before the appointment the clinic will send out a little questionnaire about your child’s basic language achievements – words, [...]
Some people think they can just pack up their gear and move to Norway. They think that once they get a cosy apartment they will find a good job earning lots of money, make great friends and live happily ever after. All I can say about this is: hmmm. Over the past couple of years [...]