Advent calendar: Seriously delish

The twee title aside – I just finished leafing through Seriously Delish, and think it may be one of my favourite cookbooks of the year in terms of entertainment value, and interesting recipes. It can get a bit too chatty at times, but as I leafed through the version bookmarking about every other recipe (Must… Continue reading Advent calendar: Seriously delish

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Review: Kongens hus : Alle kongeparets hjem

Kongens hus : Alle kongeparets hjem by Queen Sonja I picked this up at the library, after I saw it exhibited at the Open Palace tour in Oslo. It is a beautiful book filled with photographs and interesting text about all the residences that the King and Queen inhabit. The book is worth looking through for… Continue reading Review: Kongens hus : Alle kongeparets hjem

Haakon & Maud

Grrr… Just finished reading this Norwegian series of books – allegedly about King Haakon and Queen Maud. It was meant to be a two volume series. In reality, the author was given (almost) free access to a whole lot of royal archives of letters, diaries and other documents (in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Russia and the… Continue reading Haakon & Maud

Mette-Marit takes the literary train out on the tracks again

May 26 and 27, the Norwegian court announced, Crown Princess Mette-Marit will make another literary train journey. It is a follow-up to the literary train ride she took last year. Like last year, they have transformed the royal rail carriage into a library. This time the train will go from Trondheim to Hamar, and make… Continue reading Mette-Marit takes the literary train out on the tracks again