The pleasures of the gift economy and a Communist typewriter

Communist type writer

Photo: Bente Kalsnes

It was so much fun to see people coming “out” of the internet and into Underskog‘s (translated under wood or underground, a popular Norwegian social calendar) market this Sunday. It was gift economy in practise and lots of happy faces and good bargains. And I just loved this Communist type writer with the owner’s description:

“Keyboard from the Soviet erea. 400 NOK ( 46 euro). Thanks to mum and dad.”

I will start working with the guys who started Underskog tomorrow, the Origo/Bengler guys.

Here is an image of the beautiful logo for the market:

Skogsmarked

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