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Blogmas 3: River – a poem.

It’s not that type of blogmas that you would expect, but I can’t really write about things that aren’t interesting to me – so here’s a poem.

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Blogmas 2: Nacreous clouds & amazing sunsets.

Not much is going on lately, as you can clearly see by looking at recent posts, but the weather outside is making up for it. Or rather, making the view.

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Blogmas 1: 30 days of no Sun.

When people think about Norway, they see this cold, wintery land of aurora borealis and moose slowly strolling through the huge forests. Well, it’s not so far from the truth, besides that no one mentions non-existence of Sun or melting snow every few weeks because of possible global warming.

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Black Friday? No, thank you.

Even though I’m in Norway, a country where prices make you quite a minimalist themselves, but still if you’re online, you get attacked by Black Friday.

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Dublin, Ireland [2].

Part two of our weekend-journey to the astonishing, old, and surprisingly not-so-big capital Dublin.

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Dublin, Ireland [1].

Ireland, (Éire in Irish Gaelic) is a big Island next to the United Kingdom, but it’s not a part of it. It’s important to remember that, because not everyone speaking English is actually from England and Irish people might find that offensive.

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How many languages do I speak?

You could assume I speak English, maybe Norwegian but what else? Is it even worth to learn languages? What do I think about studying languages?

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October.

Short days, harsh rains and wind, the wind that blows without break, just breaking branches alongside its way.

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Autumn’s rain.

A poem for the rainy days of October. First Norwegian (original), then its translation in English.

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What to avoid when looking for a job in Norway.

All those tips are gathered from my own experience, and someone else’s experience could be exactly the opposite, so take that into consideration. Anyway, enjoy reading!

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Nice [1].

Well, I had hard times with the title of the post because of its ambiguity.  However, you can definitely say that Nice is nice.

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Shortly about Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in France.

It’s been a long time. I must say it’s hard to come back to writing posts after even a short break. If I won’t push myself to do it regularly, then it’s like there are no posts anymore. Anyway, back to the topic. The shorter name for this region is Region Sud (“sud” means “south”). Before I will start with travel posts about the cities that I visited on my holidays, here’s a short introduction.

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Vacation break.

Just a short note about my current break from blog. I’m currently in Nice, France, so blog posts will be little delayed, hopefully next week. Thank you for understanding!

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Livets ironi – poem.

So I wrote another poem in Norwegian. Don’t worry – I also translated it into English.

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What I don’t like about Norway.

Just kidding, I like it here. But some things can be annoying sometimes, like everywhere.

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Early 20s ain’t so easy.

If anyone ever told you that 20s are all about enjoying youth and freedom from school and parents then they were partly lying.

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Thank you for 200 followers.

2 years on the blog passed by like a blink of an eye. And I could say I didn’t expect I would still be here after all this time. But here I am, scheduling another post after another, week after week.

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Frysjøen.

There’s a lake located in between my previous work and a city called Kirkenær. I always drove past it without any reflection on it, but this time I stopped to take some photos.

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A couple of days in June.

June was one of the most confusing months for me so far. I moved to Norway, got a job (which turned out to be a complete mistake) and had to switch in those 30 days from student life to adult life.

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Arvika, Sweden.

Because of mid-summer festivals around Scandinavia, we decided to head on Sunday somewhere in Sweden. So little did we know.

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Norwegian wildflowers.

Note: uploading again due to the fact that last time I forgot to add any tags and post didn’t do the best. So here I go again.

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Buttery muffins with white chocolate recipe.

In between working and trying to get used to a new lifestyle, I bake. Not much, but I try to use my free time sufficiently.

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Living with or without parents.

When you are in your twenties you often have a choice to live with your parents or without them. Here’s about the without option.

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Once again in Oslo.

This time it was beautiful Slottsparken (Palace Park), Aker Brygge with Tjuvholmen (fancy pier in Oslo) and our usual burger at Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri. One day but so much fun!

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Våler & Hamar.

Right now in this part of Norway (East) weather is far crazier than it was last year. The constant change between sun and rain, thunder and clear sky is unbelievable. It’s hard to plan anything outside but I still managed to go to Hamar and for some short walk in Våler.

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Carrot cake recipe.

I’m neither a baking blogger nor I know how to bake most of the things. But there’s one recipe I do quite often and today’s the day I wanted to share it with you guys.

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A couple of days in May.

So far, May have been for me a month of constant stress, exams, and finishing bachelor. Right now I’m done with almost everything and tomorrow I’m jumping on a plane to Norway (just for a week for now) so it will be quite a short post. [bonus: pictures from 17th from Norway].

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Aggression.

It makes you throw flames at the others, even though you aren’t a magician. It burns you out as quickly, as the words you shoot at those poor people, who happen to be nearby you. Aggression.

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Exam stress.

There’s this time of the year where most of us do the exams and unfortunately, I’m among those people (hopefully for last time). What can one do to handle all the impossible stress?

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A Friday poem.

I’m studying Norwegian literature at the moment and got inspired to write a poem in Norwegian. Of course, I translated it into English, but just so you know which language is original (because only the original language of a poem can give full “feeling” of the poem)

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Empty hotel – a poem.

There is and there are
Two cups of tea in a faraway sea
By the pool, there are two drinks
But people left.
Who paid?

Waiter just came and went back
Little bit confused, the water is still
Was there anyone in the pool?
Palm leaves are heavy from the rain
Maybe something fell.

Maybe there’s someone behind
The big palm, wait just little bit
The waiter will come back,
Who else will give him the money?
Just the hope is drowning.

And the rain is falling.

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Thank you guys for reading! See you on Wednesday! (And Happy Easter!)

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A couple of days in April.

It’s just the middle of April but a lot has happened. (PS: sorry for one day delay).

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The truth about finances in Norway.

Many people who have never lived in Norway live with this misconception as if Norway was a country full of money and whoever works there, he must be rich. Maybe for very few, it’s the truth, but for most of us – not.

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Short about a partnership.

It takes two to dance the tango… but is this saying only about dance?

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The time I came back home.

March has been quite rough for me working-wise and general health-wise, so I decided to spend one weekend at home, to gain some peace back.

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About sleeping deprivation.

Sometimes we don’t realize how hard it can be until we’re so far in this thinking that we can’t go any further. We’re stuck into the thought that it’s bad.

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