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Norway, A Land of Plenty – Some Facts and Figures

Haugesund Norway

In the morning by a minor miracle the rain had stopped and the pavements had been dried off by the piercing wind so when we woke and discovered this we were hopeful of a dry day.

Just to satisfy ourselves we searched the Norwegian breakfast television channels for a forecast and after a few minutes surfing eventually found one.  The weather man appeared in front of a map full of symbols and, I don’t know why she did this, but Kim turned up the sound so that we could hear what he was saying!  I think she failed to take into account that whatever it was he was telling it in impenetrable Norwegian.  I asked her why she did that and she said that she thought it might be helpful!

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