Crown Prince Haakon for Lillehammer 2016

Behind the scenes: Crown Prince Haakon from our film shoot today. Nice jacket! @Kronprinsparet #lillehammer2016 — Lillehammer2016 (@lillehammer2016) February 7, 2014 Crown Prince Haakon is on the committee for the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympics. Yesterday he was filming a promotional film for the games.

Winter Olympics then and now

In preparation for the Winter Olympics tomorrow: Mashable has created a GIF  list of some the various sports of the Winter Olympics, and the difference between when they were first introduced and now. The scariest one is the Swiss bob sled team. I don’t think it is without reason that the bob sledders now (unlike… Continue reading Winter Olympics then and now

20 years ago

in February, the Lillehammer Olympics. I remember sitting with my best friend and our families and watching the opening ceremony. And eating fastelavnsboller. Watching the ceremony is a good warm-up for the Olympics opening ceremony next Friday…

30 day abs challenge

Last week I found this image on imgur. 30-day AB challenge. I thought it sounded interesting – I needed to get some work in on my core muscles and I can definitely do something for 30 days. (Well, as long as it does not include jumping jacks. My knees did not enjoy Jillian Michaels’ 30… Continue reading 30 day abs challenge

Time off from the news

Sometimes, the perfect day is as simple as being out in the sunshine, organizing part of the mess in your parents’ backyard… and not checking the news. Because, when you do check the news, it’s inevitably bad. You’re reminded that there is a world out there, where things aren’t just sunshine and tulips in bloom.… Continue reading Time off from the news

World Cup

And with the tie in the match against Israel today, Switzerland will be going to the World Cup in South Africa next summer. Even though the match apparently was nothing to write home about, they did what they were supposed to do – deny Greece the #1 spot in the group.

Switzerland in the World Cup?

After last night’s round of matches… there is only one round of matches left in the European world cup preliminaries. Some teams have definitely qualified, of which Denmark is one. (Things were a bit crazy in Copenhagen before the match, including Swedish and Danish hooligans crashing on the main street.) Norway is definitely out. It… Continue reading Switzerland in the World Cup?


We’re getting into the last matches of the World Cup Qualifying stretch now. For those of you without a clue as to what I’m talking about, the sport is football or soccer, and the World Cup will take place next year, in South Africa.Tonight is another round of matches. Some teams have already qualified, the… Continue reading Football