LE BENJAMIN BAR & BISTRO

Just a day after lovers’ day in February we celebrate our anniversary of being together. Usually we just go out for a dinner and a drink. Nothing special, but this is how Debeli widens his views regarding culinary industry, I have a blog theme, and together we still end up eating something. Which is essential for your life being, if you didn’t know 🙂

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OSLO Ø

The city of Oslo is rich with museums, galleries and various exhibition venues. I have recently discovered a new place for contemporary art located just beside the tourist info point at Østbanehallen in the city center.

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DEICHMANSKE BIBLIOTEK

Debeli and me are huge book lovers. While I read two books at the same time, because I cannot decide between professional literature and something completely different, Debeli manages at least one crime story in a week. Luckily, we have a library in the neighborhood that we also use for borrowing various social games, printing and photocopying. Two kroners per piece of paper. The chepest in the city.

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SNUBLESTEINER

In the shadow of the recently celebrated Memorial of Holocaust Remembrance and Prevention of Crimes against Humanity, which is marked every January 27th throughout Europe, I have decided to write a short text about the history of the Jews in Norway and the snublesteiners placed in the larger cities of the country.

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CHRISTMAS PARTY

During the last month of the year every company, school, sports club or group of friends attends Christmas party (Julebord). Usually they book a table in one of the restaurants and eat, drink, chat, hold long speeches while some may go out clubbing after. Anything is possible.

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HVA BETYR JULA FOR DERE?

What does Christmas mean for you? This was the title of a chapter in my Norwegian language book and there were some very interesting thoughts about that. The usual answers were: family, Christmas tree, presents, snow….I say food. And stress 🙂

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