The Sheep is king

I have a whole new level of appreciation for all things woolly.  There is a science to clothing for cold climates that the Norwegians observe and possibly even invented that I was blissfully ignorant of until I moved here.  And it goes like this. If you wear wool with the …

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Microcosmic Painting

Hats off to my husband, he found our home in Oslo in a very high demand rental market. His family was arriving in 2 weeks and his wife was allegedly screaming down the phone at him from London that we were homeless with 2 kids in 2 weeks. It was one of …

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The Great Arrival

We flew out from Heathrow one cold April day or at least it was our version of cold at the time. Despite having already shipped a truckload of stuff, we seemed to still have an enormous number of cases and bags and more bags with us. And let’s not forget the …

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And then we were off to Norway

So there we were in early Spring 2013 in West London in the throes of departing a country after 12 great years.  A bewildered one and a half year old, an even more bewildered but excited four year old, and 2 forty-something year old knackered parents  all revved up for this …

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