Monthly Archives: February 2013

Day at the Lake

In New Zealand, when there’s sunny weather, regardless of season, people go to the beach. In Norway, there aren’t too many beaches, on account of the majority of the coastline rising near vertically 1000m out of the North Sea.  That … Continue reading

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How to: Have a baby in Norway

Norway is probably the best country in the world to have a baby.  Healthcare is excellent, childcare is provided from infancy, and parents are entitled to salaried maternity/paternity leave for 47 – 57 weeks (plus whatever vacation you have during … Continue reading

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The LHC

While in Geneva we decided to check out Cern. The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest particle accelerator comprising a 27km loop, 100m under ground (would make for a good running circuit).  It was completed in 2008, and cost … Continue reading

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