Tag Archives: spring

‘SPRING’

Sure, it’s a cliché to get all filled up with poetic notions at the first sight of spring, but here we are. There is something about more birds and flowers and fewer scarves and gloves that seems to raise everyone’s … Continue reading

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‘UTEPILS’

It was not my plan to write about two Norwegian words in a row, but today’s events compelled me to do so anyway. The word of the day is utepils, one of my favourite words from my mother tongue. The … Continue reading

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