Tag Archives: ghost

Outsourcing busts ghosts

In recent days we have seen that ghosts and Norway’s public institutions are not a good match. Either total pandemonium occurs, and associated damage; or someone panics and calls in a psychic to exorcise the place, and the authorities have to make embarrassed explanations about how public funds and effort really do not regularly go into ghostbusting.

How reassuring it is then, to find a story with these familiar ingredients but with a much happier ending. This time the setting is Steinkjer, Continue reading

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Ghosts, Norwegian style – part two

We continue the tale of asylum seekers versus local ghost from yesterday’s post, where I noted that the first installment of newspaper Trønder-Avisa’s coverage was really stretching to deliver frights.

First, the newspaper notes that several of the ‘frightening incidents’ took place Continue reading