Bilberries are blue-black fruit of the genus Vaccinium. They are sometimes referred to as blaeberry or whortleberry. Blueberries of North America belong to the same group.
Conkers are the large brown seeds inside the fruit. They are dried and hung on strings by British children for the game of Conkers.
Newcastle Upon Tyne is a city on the northeast coast of England, just across the North Sea from Oslo.
Arendal is a coastal town in Norway.
Cod is a family of fish of the northern seas. Generally found in cold or temperate waters, they are valued both as a food source and as a source of cod-liver oil. The oil is rich in vitamins A and D.
Like cod, whiting is also a food fish. The name derives from the whiteness of their undersides and flesh. ‘Whiting’ may also be used to refer to varieties of hake.
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. There are different types of pneumonia and it is typically caused by bacteria or viruses. Common symptoms include fever, coughing or difficulty breathing.
Penicillin is an antibiotic group derived from fungi that fights or weakens bacteria in infections. The discovery of penicillin is attributed to Alexander Fleming, a Scottish scientist.