The Oslo Fjord -amazing beach and boat life

The sun is shining, the sea is glittering, there are hot dogs sizzling in all sizes and flavours on the barbecue. It's summer in the Oslo Fjord. Whilst the parents catch up over the barbecue all the children busy themselves by jumping into the clear blue sea of salty water from a giant slide. Then later, after som lunch, they will all be heading out with the boat for some "tube racing". This...

A family mountain hike in Norefjell Norway

So this is what we've been up to lately, mountain hiking with family in Norefjell Norway. Mostly sunshine, lots of fresh air and crystal clear mounting waterfalls. The girls are truly enjoying themselves -and so am I. Norefjell, Norway is located approx 1 hour outside Oslo. Norefjell is one of the best ski resorts in Norway and are famous for hosting the Winter Olympics in 1952. But the summer...

Pick your own! Cherry picking outside London

Finally a beautiful day and we headed to Kent for some cherry picking. Due to the wet spring the cherry season was not at its best, but we still managed to secure a bucket of dark red, juicy cherries. It was also a lovely day out, together with friends. © Little Scandinavian, cherry picking in Kent Sunday 15th July 2012 Preserving seasonal food is something we think is very important, and...

Crazy Golf with Bompass and Parr on the rooftop of Selfridges

What better way to spend a Monday afternoon than with some Crazy Golf with Bompass & Parr on the rooftop of Selfridges in Oxford Street?! We went along with Michelle from the trendy children's online shop Quirky Collective and her beautiful girls, for some delicious tea and cake and some proper crazy mini golf surrounded by the skyline of Central London. © I'm Quirky The entrance is in the...

Street art and urban living in London

We truly love the urban and diverse life of London, everything from the majestic River Thames and towering modern buildings like the Shard to more edgy small communities around the city. We enjoy meeting a variety of people from different social and ethnic backgrounds and we indulge in the variety of several up and coming markets and what small independent shops has on offer, everything from...

Could it be… {art work discovered} Little A?

Look what popped up on my screen the other day! A beautiful piece of art illustrating my little A. The source of inspiration, Little A in her Jumina Elf dress, captured on her 7th Birthday Ice Skating party. Half way through the process... And the end result! Annika is a personal friend from Norway. We met when we were both pregnant, she expected a little boy and I was expecting Little A. We...