Category Archives: Politics

Chocolate shortage

We use a LOT of chocolate in the kitchen here. To make brownies, chocolate mousse, cakes with chocolate and dulce de leche, frozen chocolate desserts, chocolate cakes, to decorate the desserts… As you can imagine, we go through chocolate very … Continue reading

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Ocho meses! Eight months in Argentina

I like symmetry so I would have preferred to write posts on my 3, 6 and 9  month “anniversaries”, but I’ll settle for five (read about it here) and eight. I am celebrating my eight months in Argentina with a … Continue reading

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Dollars, dollars, dollars

Economics is always an interesting topic of discussion and something that surrounds us no matter where we are. “The economy” is right up there with “the weather.” But while this is true in countries that are stable economically, it is … Continue reading

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The Twitter President

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is a very active head of state – on Twitter. Its short, direct format seems to appeal to her, what should I say, erratic personality. She uses it to promote herself, criticize her opponents, … Continue reading

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Coverage of Argentina in Norway

I debated writing this in Norwegian but I find the topic interesting – how much news about Argentina do people in Norway get? I would assume the situation is similar in other northern European countries. A quick search in Aftenposten, … Continue reading

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Serious stuff

So far this blog has been mainly about me, my work, and the horses, but of course one cannot live in Argentina without being affected by the things that are going on in the country. Of course I knew about … Continue reading

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