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Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter

I recently finished The Cross, the third volume of Nobel Prize winner Sigrid Undset’s Kristin Lavransdatter.  

It took me a year to reread this stunning trilogy, set in fourteenth-century Norway.  1,235 more words

What Norway has that Sweden doesn't

… is a common Swedish joke. What does Norway have that Sweden doesn’t? You guessed it, a good neighbour. According to the Swedes. The other way round, perhaps, according to the Norwegians. 438 more words

Sweden

Life, The Great Adventure

This blog is about my search for freedom.

I’d been at a standstill for a while, but I think I started gaining some momentum about a year ago.   403 more words

Daily Life

what i'm reading {kristin lavransdatter i: the wreath}

“In the middle of the night she woke up when her father touched her shoulder in the dark. ‘Get up,’ he said quietly. ‘Do you hear it?’ Then she heard the singing at the corners of the house–the deep, full tone of the moisture-laden south wind.

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