Futhark – runic alphabet

The archaeological excavations at Bryggen has given us a magnificent collection of runic inscriptions. We find trade letters, receipts, poetry, religious inscriptions, ownership marks and inscriptions with almost verbal utterances. This large variation suggests that runes were known and used by a large proportion of the population in the city during the Middle Ages. The runes contain mostly straight lines, so that they were easy to carve with a knife in a piece of wood or similar.  Continue reading “Futhark – runic alphabet”

Fridays with Norwegian #4.

3 verbs, 3 substantives, 3 adjektives and 1 idiom per week.

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2 days in Oslo.

Exploring new city usually starts when you arrive. But when it happens after 5 pm, it can be really hard. So you began to just wander around new places, looking like child who got their candy. Every building and every person mesmerize you, and you try to capture everything in one breath. Then the night suddenly comes and you set your alarm at 7 am, so you can see everything tomorrow. It’s the only time, when the hour on the alarm doesn’t upset you, but exictes you.

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5 places in Norway i want to visit [1].

Norway is a big and beautiful country, but there are few specific things I would really want to see when able to. Here’s short list of them.

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