Tag: norway

  • Little Simz performing live in Oslo

    Little Simz performing live in Oslo



    Back when I lived in the UK, I went to a lot of concerts. Between knowing the assistant to the director of SJM Concerts and taking photographs for NME-rival magazine Artrocker, I would see myself guest listed for several concerts each week. Most of these were in Manchester, but quite often in Leeds, sometimes in…

  • We bought an apartment 🏡

    We bought an apartment 🏡

    Today, my wife and I officially took the jump on to the housing market and agreed a deal with the existing owners of a nice little space in Rodeløkka, in central Oslo. I’m so excited about the purchase and proud to have saved up the money for the apartment myself. Now it’s a case of…

  • Merchandise


    I recently added my little social network logo to Red Bubble – which means you can now buy a whole plethora of oslo.town merchandise. oslo.town has recently topped 100 members and was never meant to be a big thing, so I’m quite happy with this. And, I’m not expecting to see people (other than myself)…

  • oslo.town


    Previously, on this blog, I have mentioned Mastodon – the free and open source social network that is akin to Twitter. The more keen-eyed reader might have also noticed that my username on Mastodon was @lychee@mstdn.io If you have never heard of Mastodon before and wonder how it’s different from Twitter or Facebook, then you…

  • Birding at Østensjøvannet

    Birding at Østensjøvannet

    When I’m not staring at a computer screen, I like to stare at other things. Whether it’s gazing out of the window into the garden, or across a pond – I love to watch birds. Despite having lived in Oslo for quite a few years, it was only this past Autumn that I made my…