Author: Patricia Barry

Universal Postal Union

Global postal changes underway

Patricia Barry breaks down the global postal changes at the Universal Postal Union, which may affect what it costs to send international mail.

Finding artistic inspiration in Norway

You don’t have to be an expert painter to immortalize Norway in meaningful works of art Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. Although I have taken art lessons for over three years, I consider myself...

Discovering Helgeland

It’s never too late to uncover a new favorite part of Norway Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. “What is your favorite place in Norway?” I was asked during our trip there in June. I...

Seeing Norway in a new light

Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. To visit Norway in December is to see Norway in a new and magical light. Last December my husband John and I were lured to Norway, beckoned by the...

Young chef shines on global stage

Award-winning chef shares his recipes Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. From humble beginnings come grand achievements. Such is true for young Christer Rødseth, who in just a few years has gone from selling hot...

King Oscar II Chapel Sits as Border Sentinel

Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y Matt Barry Molde, Norway Far from the hustle and bustle of Oslo or Bergen sits the charming King Oscar II Chapel (Kong Oscar IIs Kapell) in eastern Finnmark. A...

Vardø Memorial honors Witches of Finnmark

In the 1600’s, witch trials were not exclusive to Salem, Mass. By Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. When one thinks of witchcraft trials, Finnmark is unlikely to come to mind. The witchcraft trials of...