Norwegians are super-rich from oil, live in wooden huts on beautiful fjords, wear chunky, brightly coloured knitwear, and live an outdoorsy life of skiing in winter and hiking in summer, interspersed with very rare binges on country's €10 beer. That, or something like it, is the stereotype people across the world have of Norwegians.
But what happens if you ask someone who knows them really, really well? Their neighbours and former overlords to the East, for instance?
And what better time to do it than the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Norwegian constitution, a moment, let's not forget, which also began Norway's ninety-one years as the junior partner in the United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway.