Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category

Norway’s National Day 17.mai

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Can I just say, I’m so excited about this weekend! Even when I’m here in the UK, the 17th of May brings a warm fussy feeling in the colours red, white and blue. It’s Norway’s National Day, when all Norwegians and friends of Norway celebrate the constitution of 1814. Is it a big deal? Oh yes. […]

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Love Scandinavian Style

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

If you’re passionate about clothes, Scandinavian is the way to go! Yes, of course I’m somewhat biased, but there’s no denying that brands of the North have got it right. During autumn and winter, you get unbeatable style and snugness combined to wrap your little ones in. And as frost turns to spring leaves and […]

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Double Celebration!

Friday, June 21st, 2013

I was waking up to a very happy day! Celebrating Mayamin’s amazing new look, AND it’s Midsummer! If I was in Norway, or anywhere in Scandinavia, right now, I’d be preparing for a celebration of the longest day of the year. I am planning to re-create a more modest version here tonight, that’s if I […]

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Celebrate with Norway (and get a Mayamin gift!)

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Hurra for 17. Mai ! Norwegians around the world rejoice on this day, which marks the signing of Norway’s own constitution (in 1814). Actual independence (from Sweden) was not gained until 1905, but we’ll skip right over that little fact and just celebrate the pride and joy of the Norwegian flag and people! The 17th of […]

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