Monthly Archives: August 2013

Mountain Blomsters

With summer fast drawing to an end, I decided to pick some mountain flowers, before they’d all bloomed out. Despite most flowers already hibernating for next summer, and the mushroom season now in full swing, I still managed quite a … Continue reading

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In Norwegian, the word for speed is fart. In Swedish, the word for impact is smell. This makes for the amusing multilingual pun: It’s not the fart that kills you, but the smell.        

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Last weekend marked the opening of the Hardanger Bridge. This is a bridge over Norway’s second largest fjord, Hardanger, south of Bergen. It will eliminate the need for the ferry crossing, and cut a serious chunk into seven hour driving … Continue reading

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750 words

When I learned I would be getting one year’s maternity leave, I made extensive plans of everything I would accomplish during my time off. Run a sub 4-hour marathon Restart TKD training and finally get my black belt Take on … Continue reading

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