Friday, December 12, 2008

Christmas market and Crystal Party in Oslo - Favorite

My dear reader,
you might know I was enjoying at luxury dinner last Wednesday evening with good IT-friends
here in Oslo.

As you can see, we were all bright and Crystal clear.

This Friday, I was student again. Joined a course in a course for making excellent Internet based surveys, market analyzis and event feedback.

On my way back from the course, I went through the Christmas Market in front of the Oslo Town Hall, very close to the Harbour.

I was there at a time of the early afternoon when there are very few visitors, but Stars ( 1pm).

During the Winter, this is what you need to cover your feets. Slippers made from 100% Wool.

Here is the Sami Market - from outside. Click to enlarge and you'll see the top of some old Sail Ships.

Then I had to rush to meet Anna downtown (Christmas Shopping).

This is in short from a favorite Season.
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Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a lovely collection of favourites! Thanks for sharing :)

December 13, 2008 10:59 pm  
Blogger jams o donnell said...

Great choices Tor. I prefer spring myself. Happy weekend

December 13, 2008 11:06 pm  
Blogger Sandee said...

Oh goody, you have food as part of your post. You know how important that is to me. You do know how to eat well.

Someday I'm going to visit Norway. In the summer though. I love it when it's warm.

Thanks for sharing your life with the rest of us. Have a terrific day. Big hug to you and Anna. :)

December 13, 2008 11:33 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely stuff you have there tor!I need a pair of those slippers;)

Happy weekend!

December 13, 2008 11:47 pm  
Blogger Daisy said...

I have never heard of a Christmas Market before. I wish there was a Christmas Market where I live. Especially if it was in those cute tents.

December 14, 2008 12:12 am  
Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

Hello Tor, we haven't seen much of you lately. Glad to see you're still blogging.

Christmas markets, what a good idea...we could do with something like that here.

December 14, 2008 1:34 am  
Blogger Unknown said...

I am always cold in the winter so I should shop for some wool slippers like that!

I hope you and Anna had a wonderful time Christmas shopping.

December 14, 2008 2:54 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ooh, send me a pair of those wool slippers. My feet are always cold.

December 14, 2008 3:16 am  
Blogger Shadow said...

the christmas market looks beautiful. and the complete opposite to what we are experiencing here. the moon has been beautiful. golden round, so bright, so close. love the christmas card idea. will mail you later. thanks for your visit!

December 14, 2008 5:20 am  
Blogger Gattina said...

This year I noticed there are Christmas markets almost in all villages and cities in Belgium. That didn't exist at all only 10 years ago ! Today I will see the one in Brussels, yesterday I saw the one in Waterloo (today on my blog) Merry Christmas, lol ! Yours looks completely different to what I have seen.
How did you manage your photo uploading problem ? They are so small !

December 14, 2008 6:33 am  
Blogger MaR said...

Lovely Xmas market!! great choices for the theme, Tor, hope your Xas shopping was pleasant and fun :)

December 14, 2008 8:49 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry I could not join you at the dinner, but glad you all had a great time!

That Xmas market is great. I assume you remember my report from last year :-)

December 14, 2008 1:56 pm  
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December 14, 2008 5:06 pm  
Blogger Maribeth said...

Looks like you were spammed.
Anyway, Some people think that winter is terrible because it is so cold. I like winter as well because I think that all of nature must sleep for a time so that it makes the spring a time of rebirth.
Sorry I have been absent for a bit. I was spending time with my sister and got home yesterday.

December 14, 2008 5:52 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ah, I see you get time for some pleasures too and not only work, work, work. Courses are never wrong to get either :-)

Great that you got to the xmas market too. We've problem to find any good ones nowadays over here. We missed the one at Drottningholms slott in the beginning of Dec because it was raining heavily that day! brrr...

Our xmas shopping is done already, so we should be able to relax a bit now, though we bought some new phones, keyboards, mouses etc to enjoy ourselves ;-)

It's just the xmas food preparations to be done - especially the Swedish meatballs! any day now....

Hugs to u & the ladies

December 14, 2008 7:05 pm  
Blogger TorAa said...

@Thanks to all of you that still visit my blog.

If you want wool slippers, I'll give you an opportunity to win one:

Send me your postadress to my e-mail sdress:

Tell me you shoe seize and the winner will be published here.

The Winner must of course publish a post with the slippers.

This offer is valid until December 20.

December 14, 2008 8:25 pm  
Blogger dixymiss said...

Enjoyed your favourites list. The slippers look cozy. I could use a pair right about now... it's very cold here Brrr! ThanX for stopping by via the hunt.

December 15, 2008 12:39 am  
Blogger Unknown said...

I'd gladly go take that course with you! Of course I think I'd have trouble understanding Norwiegen..

Beautiful photos. Would love to see such a beautiful market here too!

December 15, 2008 12:44 am  
Blogger Shionge said...

I felt the warmth there Toraa...happy shopping :D

December 15, 2008 12:38 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I went to that market last year - marvelous!

December 16, 2008 9:58 am  
Blogger eastcoastlife said...

I would love to visit a Christmas market. It must be fun to shop for Christmas decor and gifts. :)

December 17, 2008 8:32 am  
Blogger Momisodes said...

Oh I could use some of those wool slippers! I loved these shots :)

December 18, 2008 11:47 pm  

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