Tag Archive: Norway

Feb 10 2014

The Norwegian men’s curling team has already won …


… if Sochi was presenting Olympic medals for fashion! These Nordic dudes were the talk of the 2010 Winter Games with their fantastically colorful choices of uniform pants. Now they’ve gone Vancouver one better by adding knickerbockers to the mix … with a floral theme, no less! Once again, Team Norway is being pantsed by …

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Jan 25 2013

No “Brunost” by candlelight for me


Turns out one of my favorite Norwegian delicacies, a slightly sweet, brown-colored whey cheese that Dr. Darling and I often consume on Digestive biscuits for Saturday morning breakfast, is highly flammable. Who knew? Certainly not the driver of a truck trailer transporting 20 tons of the stuff (known as “brunost” … literally “brown cheese“) in …

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Jul 25 2011

Joy, slightly delayed

Dr. Darling and I had an unusually busy weekend that involved both entertaining (former work colleagues on Friday night, some in-laws on Sunday afternoon) and being entertained (dinner party with friends on Saturday night), but in all cases the party was tempered by the tragic events in Norway. People in this part of the world …

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Jun 02 2011

Amazing “arctic light” video totally worth 3 minutes of your time

Having done I bike tour of the Lofoten Islands in Norway where this was shot, I can verify that it really is this beautiful. The Arctic Light from TSO Photography on Vimeo.

Feb 15 2010

My favorite thing about Olympic curling

The Norwegian men's team's uniform pants!!! You just can't experience THIS on the radio!

Sep 13 2009

Lofoten Island Tour: Souvenirs and Scary Hotels

When we last left our idiot intrepid cycle tourers Shazzer and Dr. Darling, they had just spent two days staying out of the rain in a cozy sea cabin in the Lofoten Islands in northern Norway.  Had they known what they were in for the next night, they probably would have stayed put! It was …

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Sep 01 2009

Home safe, still swamped

Here's an entry that should have been posted a couple days ago…but I just haven't been able to get my act together to do it. We arrived home late Sunday morning following a surprisingly restful night on the Oslo-Copenhagen Ferry, promptly trashed our company-ready apartment by spreading slightly damp camping gear all over it, and …

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