Category Archives: Funny anecdotes

Ode to Tromsø

I’d really like to jog outside to trot, to hop, to skip The sun is always shining bright The sea, the green, the ships. Tiny hitch, my sneakers, see Left somewhere in a heap. High heels won’t do, I’ve hit … Continue reading

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Fresher than Ever (aka WordPress Rocks!)

I had a rather pleasant surprise waiting for me in my inbox this morning (and not one of those ‘is this another Viagra add or are you just happy to see me’ surprises, either). WordPress sent me a love letter … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Mirror

Who is that woman in the mirror? She scares me half to death. Each day my bleary-eyed double, Makes me long for Meth. She haunts me on the lift, Such a rude imposter! The gym, the store, at work. What … Continue reading

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My Tromso

I’ve been following several travelers’ accounts of Tromso for a while now, so that by now I’m a full-fledged Tromsoyeur, so to speak. And thank you all for sharing your experiences. My own visit to Tromso was too short for … Continue reading

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French Kissing

In my mid twenties I found myself living in a dorm with 5 other postgrads. Each of us had our own room (together with time capsule/spaceship-like shower/bathroom combo where you could basically brush your teeth, pee and take a shower … Continue reading

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My “Are you Rubinstein?” Story

In my early twenties I worked as a secretary in a law office. I was young, what can I say. I had just got back from a year in London where I was working on my Ph.D. and decided to … Continue reading

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All work and no play

2 am. What a wonderful time to compose horror. Lying in bed trying to fall asleep, I’ve been thinking up some ditties (ditties: a word used only in the dark, only in private and only in an acute state of … Continue reading

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