Freia Chocolate Factory

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A walk in the spring and sunshine. And noticing this old building in my neighborhood. Freia chocolate is not Norwegian owned any more, but still there is production going on in the factory in my neighborhood. I can sometimes smell the chocolate being made.

Recap: Haga documentary

The documentary aired on SVT on April 21, 2014. The below is my live blogging of some of the comments made along the way. Unfortunately it is not yet available for streaming outside Sweden. Update: It is available here: http://www.svtplay.se/video/1935997/haga-slott-ett-kungligt-hem It is a nice documentary that brings together the history …

Quote on What women want

I am going through my old highlights on my Kindle from time to time. Some of them make perfect sense even much …

Birthday of Queen Margrethe

  Today is Margrethe II’s birthday. Since it is Easter Week, she will be celebrating it at Marselisborg Palace just outside Århus. Usually …

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Quotation Monday #59

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, …

2048

Have you heard of the game 2048? It is addictive. And then come the rip-offs – some are funny, like the BBC …

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Quotation Monday #58

“April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” …

Quick work

From A CUP OF JO: Pit stop ballet. That’s some insanely quick work there.

Mette-Marit and the Literary Train

Last autumn, the Norwegian Library Association celebrated its 100th anniversary. Around the same time Crown Princess Mette-Marit got the idea to put …

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Pasta Chicken Alfredo

Sometimes I want pasta. Really want pasta. And creaminess, and chicken. This recipe from the Pioneer woman hit the spot.  Since I …

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Quotation Monday #57

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know …

The Royal Resource

A few weeks ago I joined in a Twitter conversation. Most of the times, those kind of conversations lead very few places… …

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The Nobel Museum – Stockholm

The Nobel Museum in Stockholm actually ended up being one of my favourite museums when I was there. Maybe because I expected …