Monthly Archives: June 2011

Oslo

Twenty-four hours ago we arrived in Oslo, Norway.  It was sunny and a pleasant 13C outside, almost as warm as Auckland. It was a favourable first impression, and one which would only grow on us as we made our way into the country. The … Continue reading

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Frankfurt

It’s been 29 hours since we left Auckland Airport, and we now are somewhere in the dizzyingly complex airport maze of Frankfurt, waiting for our final connecting flight. Frankfurt Airport is a far cry from Changi, like the 747 delivering … Continue reading

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Changi

It’s hot, humid, and we are now about 1/3 of the way into our 30 hour journey to Norway.  I’m unsure of the time, as I have engaged in a time-deprivation experiment as a new technique to beat the inevitable … Continue reading

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Epic Erection

Two weeks after we moved into our now ex-do-up, Brian spotted a cast iron lamp post on trademe.  It was in Christchurch, but seemed like the sort of addition that would perfectly complement our TLC villa. We clicked ‘Buy Now’, … Continue reading

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Norge

Well it’s official, Brian and I are moving to Norway –  Bergen to be precise. Bergen ranks highly on the Norwegian awesome scale, noted for fjords, mountains, not being especially arctic, and blessed by Thor, God of Rain. Precipitation is … Continue reading

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