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Easter memories

On the subject of the extended Norwegian Easter hols, a couple of today’s news headlines brought back my own nightmare version of a traditional Easter ‘break’, and reinforces my preference for being one of the quiet celebration at home segment.

Not quite murder and skiing, but medical mayhem. And skiing in my case, though not the headlines.

“Woke up without nipples” screams Continue reading

Hard facts

It suddenly occurred to me that Norway is not all sunshine and MURDER during the Easter holiday. It also occurred to me that it isn’t easy to even get the basics of the Easter holiday across here – it is huge, with kids having the next week completely free from school and the nation knocking off from ‘Maundy Thursday’ through Easter Monday, a guaranteed five day break that most people add to by taking most or all of this coming week off as well.

And then there are the nuts. Continue reading