Posts in Umbrella (catchall)

Pig’s heads and balsamic vinegar

At the moment live in a small community here in Norway. To say that it is remote is an understatement. The road ends here. If you have come this far, you have come far. Here people have lived for generations, growing their potatoes, herding their cows and hunting for moose.... Read More

October 25, 2010 4 Comments

About Saturday beers and getting dirty

Last night when I posted my blog I felt like it was the worst piece of writing and I actually thought I ought to remove it this morning. I am such a cry-baby, I thought. And people will be horrified when they see how self-centered I am and that I... Read More

October 17, 2010 7 Comments

Fruit twists make happy

Today we went hiking. There was a lot of unkind words said before we actually got out of the house. But then, when we started walking it was all glory among gold-leafed birches and moss dressed in royal red. The mountain was welcoming us with quiet and blueberries almost too... Read More

October 10, 2010 5 Comments

Koreans and gay guys

Jeez, I am such a packrat. I am on my way back to Norway now and let me tell you some of the things I am bringing with me. A bag of semi sweet chocolate chips (because in Norway we can only get dark chocolate in bars and it is... Read More

October 4, 2010 6 Comments