Tagged: Tove Andersson

Wish again as Anja’s adventure continues

A family affair Book review by Tove Andersson Oslo The story of the little elf that became the main character from The New York Times bestseller The Christmas Wish continues. This year The Polar...

Get a taste of Europe’s northernmost point

Breakfast at North Cape Tove Andersson Oslo The Hurtigruten ferry arrives twice daily. Hundreds of nature-loving tourists are amazed at the natural settings and look forward to leaving the ship. The harbor of Honningsvåg,...

Oslo's iron roses

Oslo’s iron roses

A memorial to hope Tove Andersson Oslo Roses came from all over. When blacksmith Tobbe Malm started his project honoring the 77 who were killed in the bombing and massacre carried out by Anders...

Drøbak Santa

Santa will not retire

Age won’t keep Julenissen from his work Tove Andersson Oslo, Norway “My goal is to answer 25 percent of the incoming letters,” Santa says. Behind the Santa beard is Tom Kristiansen, 72, tourism manager...

A polar hero, forgotten no more

Over 100 years after the historic expeditions, Amundsen’s cook finally gets his recognition Tove Andersson Oslo, Norway Over 150 years after his birth, Adolf Henrik Lindstrøm is finally being honored for his contributions to...

Slow TV migrates with reindeer

Tove Andersson Oslo, Norway “The whole project is madness,” said Ole Rune Hætta, Program Director at NRK Sápmi. Reindeer herding minute by minute took a new turn and the slow TV program had to...

The perfect recipe

Subject and medium pair nicely in Christian Kjelstrup’s food portraits of authors Tove Andersson Oslo, Norway The author Christian Kjelstrup, now called “ketchup,” got the idea of portraying authors in food on dishes and...

On top of Oslo: Ekebergparken’s sculptures delight

Tove Andersson Oslo, Norway Cyclists, hikers, tourists, and families with backpacks filled with hot drinks all love the sculpture park at Ekeberg, an area with heavy cultural and historical value in a geologically interesting...