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Flames of Advent Posted by on Nov 30, 2014

Så tenner vi et lys i kveld vi tenner det for glede.  Det står og skinner for seg selv og oss som er tilstede. Så tenner vi et lys i kveld, vi tenner det for glede.  Then we light one candle this evening we light it for joy. It stands shining by itself and for…

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The King of Chess Speaks Norwegian! Posted by on Nov 29, 2014

Sjakkmatt! [shakk-matt] (Checkmate!) – Maybe you’re like me: Having heard that word too many times, I’ve somehow forgotten the existence of sjakk (chess)… (You know, the boardgame with 64 black and white squares and a bunch of black and white figures…) Noen mennesker (some people), however, elsker å ta et slag sjakk (love playing a…

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