Australia, Community, History & Traditions, Painting

Scandinavian Festival 2013

"Newstead overrun with Vikings!"   But there was no raping nor pillaging this time and just as well:  10,000 + people were present in Austin Street. [The Scandinavian community is big here] Now set to become an annual event, the second Scandinavian festival was in full swing on September 8th and all the Nordic clubs… Continue reading Scandinavian Festival 2013

History & Traditions, Painting

Proverbs from Olden times in Norway….

Proverbs may be " old fashioned" but there is always wisdom within their contents, they may even be considered portentous to some. The young may scoff, but these perls of wisdom are such that comes with age, and a way of communicating a generalisation in but a few succinct words.