Blogmas 6: Insecurity.

I didn’t do any “deep” post in a while, and that’s because I have been quite under the weather for most of the time. However, this is a very important topic that I need to write about.

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Blogmas 5: Falling snow & life update.

There will be some changes next year (not only blog-wise). Continue reading “Blogmas 5: Falling snow & life update.”

Blogmas 4: Back in Hamar.

So, I’ve asked for free last Saturday and luckily I got it. Because we never have free together like that, we decided to drive to Hamar to spend some time and in the evening we went to “julebord” (more about it later).

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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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Blogmas #3: Driving home for Christmas.

Sometimes comes the day when you go home, to your family home, to the place you spent most of your life (if you’re in the twenties like me). This time came for me, and it’s the best time of the year: Christmas.

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Blogmas #2: Christmas music? Lo-fi!

After all those serious topics it’s time for another Blogmas. Beside lo-fi it shall be one cover from Michael Buble “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” because it’s so cozy, jazzy and snowy I just can’t resist. Here’s my little Christmas lo-fi list.

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Gløgg – a simple recipe.

What’s better for Christmas time than aromatic, mulled wine? Sweden has invented one of the best recipes for it, and here’s my interpretation of it. Enjoy!

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Nisse – Nordic Christmas brownie (hob).

By Nasjonalbiblioteket from Norway - Glædelig Jul, 1885Uploaded by Anne-Sophie Ofrim, CC BY 2.0,

Many people wonder what is this little Christmas being, that appears in so many Scandinavian stories, songs and mainly in floklore. It comes from really old beliefs and with the simpliest words is the mythological creature (tomte, tomtenisse – Sweden, nisse – Norway, Denmark, tonttu – Finland). Nisse is the word derived from the name Nils, which is form of Nicholas. Continue reading “Nisse – Nordic Christmas brownie (hob).”