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Food, food and more food!

We face many challenges when we move to another country, and for some people, food can be the toughest thing to deal with when living abroad. That remains true even in western countries, were food (I mean daily food here) is becoming more an utility than a reflex of a cultural lifestyle. I’ve realized that, […]

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Oslo in Black and White

I was never a big fan of Black and White photography. I think it was because when my father, mom or any other grown-up would give me a film for my cameras, they’d almost always give me back and white – in the 80’s, they were much cheaper, and, as most pictures taken by me […]

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Oslo Marathon

I believe anyone could run a marathon. I never thought about it when I started running. It was when I found myself running longer than usual that the idea came to my mind. I had no one to help me with tips, so the whole thing was pretty empirical. The only big tip I had […]

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Ny i Norge*

My story with Norway is a long one. When I was 13 years old, I’ve met a Norwegian singer on a church event. I was a volunteer interpreter for her and those with her. “Where are you from?”, I asked, and the answer was this country name far away that started to call my attention. […]

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