Tag Archive: Culture

And everything is going to the beat

“…and everything is going to the beat – It’s the beat generation, it’s be-at, it’s the beat to keep, it’s the beat of the heart, it’s being beat and down in the world… Continue reading

Hyttetur

The Norwegian term “hyttetur” isn’t just about going to your country cabin. It’s a culture in itself, the core of the Norwegian lifestyle: You work in an office all week, accounting business profits… Continue reading

Svorsk Swedes in Norway

I’ve lived in Norway 10 months now. I came here for the same reason as nearly 150 000 other Swedes: to work and save money. I work in the service industry and I… Continue reading

To be, or not to be – a writer

I recently received two writing related job offers from two different people. One friend who lives in France and does a PhD and internship at a big  IT company said he would like… Continue reading

Jantelagen: a cross in Scandinavian culture

After writing about being a writer or not… I began to wonder if perhaps not the “crook in this drama” (boven i dramat) or the place where the “shoe squeezes” (var skon klämmer)… Continue reading

Why education is OLD

This is an absolutely phenomenal illustration on why the present education system is inadequate and out-dated. Load and watch in one go. It is rather quick paced. How can we learn from our… Continue reading