I am sitting on my balcony happily  listening to how my favorite bird, the blackbird (svartrost), trills out its joyous notes on the lawn. When I hear this twitter I know the summer is just around the corner. Just watch and listen to this and you know what I mean. The blackbird with its shiny […]


Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Safe, fresh and super-cold water still free-flows out and through the 2,500 small drinking fountains placed around Rome. They are often named as Nasoni because of their nose-shaped spigots. The trick is to plug up the bottom where the water comes out, forcing it to pop out the little hole on […]