Today’s office…

Lifestyle

WORKING GIRL

Vi har skrevet mange manus, Mac’en min og jeg, og flere skal det bli. Når kjærestens barn snorksover om morgenen, så lister jeg meg stille ut på dekk, med kaffen min, og tar i et tak. Sommermorgenene skal nytes! Ser dere forresten toget som kjører forbi på broen?

We’ve written a lot of scripts, my Mac and I, and more will come… When my boyfriend’s kids are snoring in the morning, I tip toe out on deck, with a cup of fresh coffee, and start writing. Trying to get the most out of the summer mornings. BTW, do you see the train passing on the bridge?

Cathrine

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BOAT LIFE

Fashion, Lifestyle

SUNNY DAYS ON THE GRAND UNION CANAL

Life is full of surprises…. I used to have a six-pack, now I have a family on a boat in London ; )

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THE HEAT IS ON

Fashion, Lifestyle

ON EVERY BEAT

Jeg har ventet på dette. En dag i solen. Hatten, bikinien, solbrillene… en kald øl og godt selskap. En sånn dag som blir til gode minner.

I’ve been waiting for this. A day in the sun. The hat, the bikini, the sun glasses… a cold beer and great company. One of those days that turn into great memories.

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Bringing home the bacon…

Fashion, Lifestyle

…on laundry day.

Glem diskusjonen om man skal være husmor eller karriere kvinne. I dag gikk det opp for meg at de fleste er begge deler, og vet dere hva? Jeg skal aldri kalle meg en dårlig husmor igjen.

Forget the discussion about being a housewife or a career woman. Today I realised that most of us are both, and you know what? I will never ever call myself a bad housewife again. 

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WORK HARD, PLAY HARD…

Fashion, Lifestyle

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…IN A COMFY AND COMFORTABLE OUTFIT. 

Vi har fått det travelt her i London. Er det ikke jobb så erre’ party ; ) Også skal jo båten flyttes hver andre uke, eller når vi går tom for vann. Men jeg koser meg som aldri før. Det er akkurat sånn det skal være. Dere vet hva de sier: Work hard, play hard…

It’s busy times here in London. Lots of work and there have even been a few drinks with friends. Let loose, with Footloose ; ) The boat still has to be moved every other week or when we run out of water. Good times. You know what they say: Work hard, play hard… 

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My favourite tiger quotes…

Culture, Fashion

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GO GET ‘EM TIGER!

I’m still not completely sure if this cardigan has a tiger or zebra pattern? What do you think? Anyway, here are some of my favourite tiger quotes: 

“Life is like a wild tiger. You can either lie down and let it lay its paw on your head, or sit on its back and ride it.”  – Ride The Wild Tiger

“There is nothing like the thrill of walking through the jungle looking for a tiger and knowing they could be watching you already.”  – Ashlan Gorse Costeau

“In waking a tiger, use a long stick.” – Mao Zedong

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Summer days in Malene Birger…

Fashion, Lifestyle

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THESE ARE THE DAYS…

Er ikke helt sikker på om jeg er en zebra eller tiger i denne jakken, men jeg vant den i hvert fall på eBay her om dagen. Lykken er en “ny” mohair jakke, et glass øl på en fridag med gode venner som får en til å le så man griner. Disse dagene hvor man kan gå i shorts fra tidlig morgen til sent på natt, det er ekte sommerdager det.

I’m not completely sure if I’m a zebra or a tiger in this jacket but I won it on eBay the other day. Happiness is a “new” mohair jacket, a glass of beer on a Friday together with good friends that make you laugh until you cry. These days, were you can wear shorts from early morning until late night – this is summer. 

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Happy Birthday Norway!

Culture, Fashion

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RED, WHITE AND BLUE 

Gratulerer med dagen!

The French have The Bastille Day, Americans have 4th of July, the Irish have St.Patricks day and the Norwegians have their 17th of May. I’ve often been asked what’s up with the Norwegians and their flag? And the first things that come to my mind are A: Freedom and B: The party is where the flag is. Wish you all a happy 17th of May! PS: This is a day where you’re allowed to eat as many hot dogs and as much ice cream as your stomach can handle ; ) 

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SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE

Fashion, Lifestyle

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HURRY SLOWLY 

For tiden øver jeg meg i kunsten å skyndte seg langsomt. Det ville jo være fantastisk hvis man kunne dele seg i to, tenke med tre hoder, skrive med fire armer og galloppere gjennom gatene som en god arbeidshest, eller som han faunen i Narnia, men det kan jeg ikke. Det jeg kan gjøre er å gå, steg for steg og passe på at jeg ikke snubler på veien.

I’m totally practising the art of hurrying slowly. It would be great to split in half, to think with two heads, write with four arms and gallop through the streets like a good workhorse or like that faun in Narnia, but I can’t, but I can walk, step by step and make sure that I don’t stumble on the way. 

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