Darkest, coldest and sleepless. Autumn has come to Norway really quickly, coloring all the trees by the street you walk to work and university. It become really colorful, but also the autumn depression has come by.
That’s an interesting thing. I always thought (yeah, stereotypes) that when it comes to Nordic folks, they like to be on time. I even read that somewhere, but unfortunately I don’t remember.
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”
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.
I feel like politics in every country is really complicated and complex. Maybe it’s because I’m not fond of this subject, but some subjects one must know. ‘The must know’ for me is politics, history, sociology and a bit of geography. You don’t have to know language perfectly to live somewhere, but when you don’t know what’s going on in the country, you must do some research. So here I am, providing basic information about some politics stuff.