Tag Archives: TV

Birken

Birken, or Birkebeineren are three annual sporting events, mostly for regular people, a run, a cross country ski race, and a mountain bike race, that are made to honour an historic event, the rescuing of the baby Haakon Haakonsson from … Continue reading

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You have searched for…

The search engines have found this site, and I get a lot of traffic from them now. Mostly people have searched for info about Maria Amelie, which is still in Norway (probably being sent out tomorrow or the next day … Continue reading

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TV License

EDIT 23 November 2013: This system has changed. You now need a decoder to watch any Norwegian TV channels. If you have a TV decoder in your name, you’ll have to pay up, no way around it. The radio signals … Continue reading

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Norwegian facination for the USA?

From feral at Postcrossing.com I do have a question. I noticed when I visited, and also since, that the Norwegians have a fascination for the USA – where does that come from? I remember meeting a guy who wanted me … Continue reading

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Christmas

Christmas is the biggest celebration we have in Norway. Usually the Christmas stuff arrives in the stores in October and then just pile on from there. It’s getting more and more commercial, but there is also a big trend in … Continue reading

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Language

If you want to learn Norwegian, I wish you good luck with that, and please don’t ask me to teach you. It is not an easy language to learn, and there is a lot of other stuff to deal with… … Continue reading

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