Center Party leader Trygve Slagsvold Vedum’s background has greatly influenced his success over the last few years, marking him as a politician to watch.
Author: M. Michael Brady
M. Michael Brady reviews the show Atlantic Crossing, which retells the story of Princess Märtha’s historical exile in the United States.
In this edition of Words about words, M. Michael Brady discusses the origins of the term romjul, the period between Christmas and New Year’s.
Fridtjof Nansen’s last pubilc lecture was on how skis glide over snow, presented here in its first English translation, by M. Michael Brady.
Not every patent becomes a reality, but not for lack of value, such as a 1898 Norwegian patent for a (climate-friendly?) “cycle sleigh”.
M. Michael Brady discusses the folkloric figure Svarteper (Black Pete, or Zwarte Piet in Dutch), a side-kick to Santa with a racist overtone.
M. Michael Brady carries readers through the surprising history of bag, from its mysterious origins to its arrival on the baseball field.
Håkonshallen, a stalwart remnant of Bergen’s rich Medieval history, remains an important cultural site for locals and tourists alike.
Dan Odfjell’s lifelong dream of becoming a farmer matured in an unexpected place: he now runs Odfjell Vineyards in Chile’s Maipo Valley.
The sinking of the USS Jeannette led Fridtjof Nansen to explore the Arctic with his Fram expedition, paving the way for the studies of today.