Storytelling in Romania

Storytelling in Romania

“I am training activists!” I was sitting opposite Filip in a restaurant. It was Monday, the calendar said 28thth of May. In just some few hours, I would go back to Oslo, Norway. The weather was hot, but back home they said it was even warmer in Oslo. Filip and I was...

Tounge trippers #FolkloreThursday

Here is a more playful “FolkloreThursday” – some riddles and tounge trippers from ”The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book”. Meanwhile, Norway is raining and dark place. Here we go: I need not your needles, They’re needless to me, For kneading of needles Were needless,...
Death #FolkloreThursday

Death #FolkloreThursday

It is now three weeks since my oldest son passed away. It became our personal Ragnarok. The tree Yggdrasil trembles when it loses an important branch. Since November 2014 we have lived in the shadow of death, when Daniel found out that he had cancer. Finally it became...
Bjørnen/The bear #folkloreThursday

Bjørnen/The bear #folkloreThursday

Then the event finally back, and here is a new character in the series of characters from Norwegian folkbelief. In December, I focused on characters related to Christmas rather than following the alphabetical order. Here are the characters that I’ve already...