Monday, 30 June 2014

Norsk sommer

Ah, Norwegian summer. You can't beat it! We have had glorious sunshine for the last month and I've totally forgotten about winter and embraced the fact that it never gets dark at the moment. There is plenty of fjord swimming going on here, ice cream and norwegian strawberries being scoffed and topping up of vitamin D :)

Saturday, 5 April 2014


One of the best things about where we live is that we have Sweden as our neighbour. From our house Sweden is just 70 minutes away and we make the most of it every month by making the short trip to stock up our fridge with cheaper (and better) than Norwegian goodies. It's usually just a day trip to shop but a few times a year we stay a whole weekend and explore one of my favourite countries.
This time we had a quick shopping trip to Gøteborg then drove back to Norway along the stunningly beautiful west coast, stopping off anywhere that took our fancy after staying in a lovely little B&B on the island of molløsund. Most places were closed as this time of year is usually still snow covered but we still had the most amazing weekend exploring in brilliant sunshine, eating delicious local lamb, freshly caught fish and straight from the oven kanelbullar.

Sunday, 23 February 2014

A week off

I'm really hoping winter will be over soon. It's 5c today and the snow is melting rapidly and luckily it's not so cold at night so we are not getting those fun sheets of ice to kill ourselves on! yippeee
I've been off work this week and had a visit from England, a trip to Sweden and lots of sorting out at home and if I'm honest a good few hours on the sofa, fire lit and a good film. Oh, and cinnamon buns- been making lots of those bad boys and filling the freezer with them :)