first visit to NMBU

So as you might be able to tell I’ve moved to Oslo because I did indeed get accepted for the masters at NMBU! I’m so happy I did, I honestly don’t think there are any other master programmes suitable for me and my interests. After a good year of working out what I like and…

Bergen to Oslo

As you probably can tell (since it’s been ghostly quiet on my blog for over a month now), life has been overwhelmengly hectic this last month. In mid-August I packed up my things, loaded it into my car and headed off over the mountains to the capital. Earlier this year I applied for a masters…

Courgettemania

If you asked me a year ago if I had any sentiment towards courgettes I would have given you an answer of indifference. But after this summer I have bit the courgettemania bug. As you already know, I have attempted to grow some vegetables this summer, and the courgettes were by far the most exciting…

Beach towels and flared jeans

As July came towards an ending, the weather decided to go out on a big bang and give us a final blast of sticky, hot sunshine. Eidi and I spent one of those days sunbathing. We bought in delicious prawns and sweet, white bread for lunch, and allowed ourselves to devour a caramel and dark…

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…