A reflection on my year in Norway
I visit Svalbard to run a half marathon and come to terms with arctic racing.
Norwegians may always love their country, but never is this more apparent than the 17th of May, National Day.
Uteskole is the Norwegian take on school-based outdoor learning. In this post, I overview some of my observations and link to more detailed case studies.
A day of youth dog-sledding races in Northern Norway
As an intermediate Norwegian speaker with mediocre skiing skills and limited experience working with children with disabilities, it was safe to say that I was out of my comfort zone when I enlisted to assist with Barnas Ridderuke.
In classic Norwegian fashion, everybody arrives at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in their practical snow boots, carrying their stylish shoes in plastic supermarket bags for a quick switcheroo beside the coat check.
I have to say, the dead moose head sort of made my day.
While the world might still be undecided on what exactly the fox says, thanks to Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis, millions more are at least pondering the question.