Imperfektum.net is the new portal to Norwegian weblogs. As the title suggests, this portal will include blogs that are not perfect renditions of perfect lives, and it isn’t limited to diaries either, as is the previously only such portal, nettdagbok.no.

Imperfektum.net is a direct result of the fuss over the exclusion of Hvis jeg var Beathe from Nettdagbok.no. Torill explains it all – basically, Hvis jeg var Beathe is a blog/diary written by a boy who wants to write as though he’s a girl. The title means “if I were Beathe”, Beathe being a girl’s name. Nettdagbok.no refused to include the blog in their list of recently updated sites because they said it wasn’t true.

It’s great to see diversity in the Norwegian blogosphere. Almost makes me wish I wrote in Norwegian, since I’m assume a more-or-less Norwegian blog written in English won’t work.

4 thoughts on “imperfektum.net

  1. Elise

    I joined Imperfektum.net even though I write in English. They haven¥t made any rules concerning language (yet).
    Really enjoy your blog!

  2. chris

    Because it wasn’t “true”? How long is the perception of blogs going to remain
    this unsophisticated? Don’t they know the mere act of writing… etc, etc.

  3. torill

    chris – the people who care whether that’s a sophisticated argument or not are developing imperfektum.net, the people who don’t care as long as they have somewhere to alert their friends that their blogs are updated stay on nettdagbok.no, or perhaps join both for the double exposure, without more thought about it.

  4. jill/txt » norwegian blogosphere

    […] onth’s expulsion of a blogger from nettdagbok.no, and the following establishment of a new portal for bloggers, Imperfektum. At about the same time, a group blog about blogging was started up, Bloggblogg […]

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