Category Archives: Hver bydel har et hjerte

Gamle Oslo

Gamle Oslo I’m sitting at Oslo Mekaniske Verksted’s as I write this. Oslo Mek is in Grønland, which is in the bydel Gamle Oslo. I’m part of a writing group that has semi-regular meetups there. We meet, we buy coffee/tea/beer. … Continue reading

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Bydeler / The boroughs of Oslo

Today I was talking to someone I am close to. She has lived in Oslo for 59 years. (It will be exactly 59 years next month when (let’s call her H) H has her birthday.) I mentioned that some people … Continue reading

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Hver bydel har et hjerte: Grünerløkka

A tree at St. Hanshaugen. (Have a closer look at what is hanging from the branches…)   Et tre på Tøyen Da jeg var liten så mistet jeg ei stygg brun lue. Det var et uhell men mora mi trodde … Continue reading

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New project: Hver bydel har et hjerte / The Hearts of the City

Throughout 2017 poet and blogger Leeanne Stoddart will travel around Oslo searching for the heart of each borough. She will write blogs, take photos and write poetry from each place she goes to. You can trace the journey on Imploding … Continue reading

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