Another Christmas has past. Bringing plenty of good food, nice gifts and a lot of time with family. We had two large family parties at my parents house this Christmas, so I moved in there to help prepare food and stuff for the parties and to avoid having to get transportation back and forth all… Continue reading Celeberating Christmas
This weekend has been a great pre-Christmas weekend. Was really tired on friday so I fell asleep early and woke well rested on saturday. I started the day by tidying and cleaning my apartment before a good friend, her husband and little daughter came to visit. As she lived in Bergen it was a long… Continue reading Last weekend before Chrstmas
The end of the year is approaching and of course this means that 2013 is getting to an end. Many people had their last day at work for the year today. Due to these facts work has been very busy lately, because everyone wants to get as many affairs in order as possible. I’m going… Continue reading A new year approaching
Yesterday me and my brother went Christmas shopping. This is something we do together every year. When we were younger it was to pull our recourses so that we could get the people we bought presents for a better gift than we could afford by ourselves. Now we do it mostly because it is a… Continue reading Traditions part 2
As most of you might have noticed Christmas is fast approaching. And a huge part of Christmas for my family is traditions. Apart from the obvious traditions like how we celebrate Christmas eve and Christmas day, we have a lot of traditions in the time leading up to Christmas. This weekend has been about some… Continue reading Traditions
Originally posted on The Book Wars:
George Orwell and Aldous Huxley imagined two very different dystopias. In 1984 (1949), Orwell depicts the forces that held people captive as fundamentally external: coercion, espionage, laws, institutions, and threats, lies told by the powers-that-be (or, the state? government?). The vision of freedom that Orwell presents is primarily socio-political,…
Went to see the gingerbread town in Stavanger. There are 155 contributions the local newspaper pays 200 NOK to a magazine sold by people with problems like drugs or alcohol abuse. You can vote for your favorite house and they’ll announce the winner on the 24th of December.
The wind has stoped and there is snow and sun. What a better combination to set to in the right spirit for christmas. yesterday I babysat for my cousin’s son and as I walked home in the middle of the night (de to som delays in air traffic) I enjoyed the snow. Even if it… Continue reading Winter Wonderland
As some of you might recall from a previous post I’m no big fan of storms. This time it has hit my part of Norway. The airport has been closed earlier, roofs has blown off, ferries were cancelled. I know people who has had the pans fly off their roof and someone had their greenhouse partly… Continue reading Blowing in the wind
Below are som pictures from Breiavannet in Stavanger. As my band is having it’s first Christmas concert today the weather is horrible outside. Let’s hope it does not turn out to be a snowstorm this year, as it was last year!