Smalahove is a traditional Norwegian dish consisting of half a sheep’s head which has been smoked and then boiled or steamed.
This is a video essay adaptation of my Advent Calendar TV Shows article.
In Scandinavia we have a tradition where each year the television channels air shows with a Christmas theme, that has a new episode each day between December 1st and December 24th.
In this episode of the Geekare Humanum podcast, Sindre and Renate discuss: Halloween traditions, great Halloween movies, Killer Klowns from Outer Space.
In the spring of 2005, when I was 14 years old, I had my church confirmation.
Most people in Norway become part of the Church of Norway when they are baptized as a baby. The Confirmation is when people are old enough to chose for themselves that they still want to be part of the religion.
I was born in 1990, to an intentionally unmarried couple.
When they wanted to have me baptised six months later, they ran into some opposition.
Merry Christmas, and a happy new year to you all!
I would like to gift you a bunch of links to Christmas and New Year’s Eve related posts I have made in the past.
In Norway we have a tradition where each year the television channels air shows with a Christmas theme that has a new episode each day between December 1st and December 24th.
If you are ever in Norway on Halloween, and you (or your kids) try going out to trick-or-treat, you may be sorely disappointed.