Tag Archives: Norwegian

A neglected guest witnesses wax flowers, uncovers a property tax dodge, and sticks up for non-smokers (Rousse)

I visited J and GC at their new house in the US. They had relocated there for G’s job. His role now extended beyond sound production and included procurement. These days star-struck hopefuls would approach him seeking fame and fortune … Continue reading

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Conference title fraud (Rousse)

BB and I caught the train along the coast past the new complex of artificial ski slopes. Once settled at the conference venue we listened to a Norwegian who offered to present in French or English. Meanwhile a former PhD … Continue reading

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A city sacking with knitwear (Rousse)

We’d been enjoying a fun weekend with IS in front of the television replaying videos of our previous visit in 2006 when the door burst open and work security staff arrested our host. When we looked around we saw that … Continue reading

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A Norwegian odyssey (Rousse)

TPR took out the map and showed me the route. He was going to catch a boat from Newcastle to Norway, then cycle the length of the famous fjords. I was not invited because – as his wife – it … Continue reading

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Norwegian munitions cache explodes in central London (Rousse)

ETS soon brought me up to speed on what I had missed at the conference so far. I was delighted when she reported how much she was enjoying the event. After the evening session we joined a bus tour of … Continue reading

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What has Rousse got up her sleeves?

If truth be told my Norwegian jumper was too big for me. What I should have really done is pass it on to someone larger and buy myself a new one. Instead I decided to adapt it. I cut off … Continue reading

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