Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mystical Mountain Adventure

AS I WAS WALKING through the city earlier today, something in the distance caught my attention. I slowly turned to face what I had seen from the corner of my eye. There it was—across the lake, past the hill front … Continue reading

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Norwegian Dialects

One thing which sets the Norwegian language apart from many other languages is dialect. Norwegians often ask me if we have dialects in English, to which I say no (this might be linguistically incorrect). I say this because English dialects … Continue reading

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Mind your manners

Even though Norway and Australia are both modern, civilised, Western countries, the two cultures are quite different in many respects. Deciphering these differences can often be as difficult as predicting the weather in Bergen or Melbourne. In this post, I … Continue reading

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