MEANWHILE IN NORWAY: “Firewood programme sparks complaints on correct way to stack bark”Posted: 2013/02/21
In most places across the world, the topic of firewood would hardly be expected to set the nation’s imagination alight.
But in Norway, a television programme on the subject of wood caused quite a stir, after splitting the country straight down the middle on how it should be stacked.
Nearly a million people, 20 per cent of the Norwegian population, tuned in to the programme when it was aired during prime time on Friday night. But the angry responses started almost as soon as it had begun.