The New, XXXL American Embassy in Oslo

This week, after more than four years of construction and over ten years of planning, local opposition and controversy, the new U.S. embassy in Oslo Norway finally opens. The remarkable embassy compound is a concrete (literally and figuratively) testament to the friendship and partnership Norway and the U.S.…

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A Snowball's Chance...

Snow has been falling lightly more or less constantly the last few days and Oslo finally looks its familiar, wintery self this time of year. It seems most everyone has come out from indoors to ski and play - a collective sigh of relief in the form of queues up…

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