On my first trip from Paris to Oslo, I was struggling to put my luggage in the overhead compartment. I looked around, and all Norwegians around me, especially men, were around 30 cm taller than me. But they were just looking at me struggle without offering any help. Smiling. Who does that, really? Smile and look at someone struggling? I thought then that Norwegian men … Continue reading Are Norwegians rude? What to expect from a people with no word for “please”.
To know if you are having a little winter depression creeping in on you, try to answer these simple questions: Do you feel like the sun has abandonned you? Because it’s always dark when you go to work or to school, and still dark when you go home. Are you sleeping more than usual, feeling like you could stay in bed until Spring comes? Do … Continue reading How to Survive Your Winter Depression
Voici mes premières impressions de la vie scandinave, en Janvier 2009 alors que je venais de décrocher un stage à Copenhague. Pays où on n’a que 6 heures de lumière par jour, mais ne comptez pas en profiter car ce sont vos heures de bureau, où à 16h il fait aussi noir qu’à 2h du matin, et où on voit le lever du soleil à … Continue reading Pays à vendre