So, it’s been a little while since the previous three installments about moving abroad (you can read those here, here and here if you like). This post was originally started while I was sitting in a conference hotel lobby in Kongsberg, Norway, and thawing my half-frozen behind by the fireplace. Then life and moving happened, and I was so sure I had actually posted it. … Continue reading Moving Abroad – 4. What’s Next?
The last two weeks have been filled with unpacking what I have termed the Box Fortress, cussing (because the company that once moved us from Sweden to Finland and did a great job, did more of a really so-so job this time), and hiking down the hill to the village for errands. Spring is just getting started here (we moved from Finnish winter to Norwegian … Continue reading We Have Arrived (and our neighbors have an awesome gate)
We are now officially in the ‘final countdown’ to relocation – the flights and trains are booked for March 1, and I have been running around like mad ticking off items off my to-do-before-move list, which, as mentioned in my moving-abroad series of posts, is inevitably pretty massive. Continue reading Please Stand By. Regular Programming Will Resume After Relocating to Norway
The view of the sun setting over the snow-dusted mountains in the photo above is a picture taken by a colleague of T, who has kindly gone to personally view the apartment which we have now agreed to rent. In a few days we will be traveling to Telemark to run pre-moving-in errands. T will give his first lecture in the course he’s teaching, we will sign papers, … Continue reading Running Errands