Category Archives: Notes on Norway

Saving SV From Itself

This article was originally written for, and published in Aftenposten. When I came to Norway three years ago I was delighted to learn Norway had proportional representation, and a Socialist Workers party that was not only significant but in power. I … Continue reading

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Gangs, Guns, and Flying Humans: Why the Winter Olympics are Better than the Summer Olympics

The Winter Olympics for Britain means finishing a “creditable” 65th in most events. Indeed, keeping track of the British athletes requires a separate box on the screen: yes the 1st, 2nd 3rd places are on display, but then we also … Continue reading

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One Shop Town

My Mum recently moved to a tiny village near the sea. This village is so small it has no name. In fact, the village is so small it only has one shop and that shop is just called “Shop”. Not … Continue reading

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