Reaction to the death of “Maggie Thatcher” illustrates cultural differences between the United States and Great Britain in the battleground of “class.”
The book towns of Norway and the United Kingdom suggest possibilities for used books and their sellers in boosting local economies.
Unusual even for the United States, Norway’s cross-highway Marché Holmestrand restaurant evokes driving nostalgia and current reflection.
Tired of the usual political posturing? London’s mayor and Belarus’s president have been providing us fanciful alternatives.
The midnight sun’s departure is bittersweet at the best of times, and a little damp this year.
“That was special” may be the appropriate response to Danny Boyle’s elaborate and scattered Opening Ceremony.
The Games-That-Must-Not-Be-Named are almost upon us, in a military theater that promises traffic jams both verbal and automotive.
The hoodie becomes a lens by which to question America’s current climate of anxiety and assumptions over race.
Small-town news from Norway provides summer relief from the usual media.
As an Independence Day gift to Norwegian friends, the author suggests they – and other nations – review their U.S. bond portfolios.
A Facebook meme on the literary canon resembles the Internet tendency toward self-referentiality.
Shifting the holiday focus from sales to relationships can provide both social and economic benefits.