Crocodile Teeth, Line Dancing and Love Island

In theme of this summer’s blazing heat Malin threw a cute little tropical inspired 24th Birthday party with flamingos, pineapples and brightly coloured tinsel. We had a great time playing card games, but things got particularly crazy with the introduction of a new game of “push the teeth on the sporadically snapping crocodile”. The anticipation…

Floral July

This summer will definitely be remembered as the summer of flowers. It’s weird how things turn out like that. I’m sure you guys are sick of hearing about it by now. However, I couldn’t resist a blog post about the pea salad I made the other week. Fresh peas, chopped up pea pods, borage and…

Vidden with Mum

This summer Mum and I finally did something we had thought about doing for a very long time. On a misty Friday morning in July I took Mum up the Ulriksbanen and over Vidden to Fløyen. Mum’s been saying she has wanted to conquer Vidden for many years, but been a little intimidated to take…

Ulriken, Sunbathing and Being Zen

The gang has sort of fallen off the wagon a little when it comes to our weekly walks during these summer months. It’s always difficult to coordinate when people work, holiday and have other commitments. However, I did manage to get one hike in last month in the beginning of July at least, with Emilie…

Visit from Linzy and Steve

At the end of June I had a wonderful visit from my American-met in Australia when we were both there in exchange-friend Linzy and her Australian-met each other in Barcelona when travelling-friend Steve. The two of them were coming over to Norway for a bit of a roadtrip with their mutual friend Cassie, who wasn’t…

Harvesting from the garden and the wild

So we leap into July, and I have lots of news to tell you all! The garden has continued to grow, and over the last weeks we have enjoyed the emergence of tasty home-grown fruit and veg. Of course, the lightning fast-growing radishes were the first to hit the table, followed by our sweet strawberries,…