Monday, January 3, 2011

10 Highlights of 2010

1. Spending Norwegian national day in the city with Norwegian expats and students. Even if I didn't speak a word of Norwegian.

2. Visiting my cousin in Syria, and taking a 13 hour taxi ride.

3. Taking a four day hike in the Norwegian mountains, even if was foggy, cold and rainy.

4. Learning old family recipes such as krotekake.

5. Working at the Greenhouse.

6. Studying psychology at Curtin University and really enjoying it!

7. Learning Norwegian and laughing a lot with my wonderful class at Agder Folkehøgskole.

8. Learning to be Norwegian; e.g. cross country skiing, brown cheese consumption, not holding doors open for each other ect.

9. Sunday morning coffees at Il Lido with the art gang.

10. Spending Christmas with my family for the first time in 13 years. Dancing around the Christmas tree, eating pork ribs, singing Christmas songs, baking traditional cakes and generally spending time quality with each other.

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