After being ill in bed for the best part of a week it seems to me that every tv show, magazine and blog is completely obsessed with telling us how to achieve the perfect Christmas. So with the big day fast approaching and a huge to do list ahead of me, instead of creating … Read More about My favourite festive posts
As with all things Nordic, even Christmas is celebrated tastefully in Scandinavia. It seems everyone manages to stay calm until December actually arrives. The panic buying, party planning and tree decorating (real ones of course) only gets underway the first Sunday of advent.
So as I scrapped the ice off the car windscreen in semi-darkness this Monday morning I had to admit to myself that winter had arrived. With Bonfire celebrations to enjoy this weekend too it really is time to start facing facts – Christmas will soon be upon us. But before we begin worrying about getting … Read More about My Nordic Winter Survival Kit
While I’m still new to all this blogging business I wanted to dedicate a post to those who have inspired me to finally make that leap from reader to writer. From my first post here on Nordic Notes two months ago you’ll know I found starting a blog pretty scary. Since then I have been completely overwhelmed … Read More about My top 5 inspirational blogs
At this time of year, as the evenings get longer and the central heating goes on, nothing beats a night curled up on the sofa with a good book. With having a two year old in the house this unfortunately doesn’t happen often enough, but when I do finally get to put my feet up, I usually … Read More about A Nordic bookworm