Denmark's casual attitude to the public use of English curse words makes me so fucking happy.
This weekend we have been enjoying our last few quiet, domestic days in Denmark before heading back to Aus for a few weeks. We did our first ever Parkrun, followed by some more pier swimming. Post-swim we unintentionally ordered an ice cream at Lydolphs Isbar that was so 'generous' that even sharing it was an ordeal. A highlight was overhearing a woman who made a … Continue reading Tage toget til Louisiana
A few weeks ago now we ducked over to London to catch up with the other expat branch of Ant's family on what was the last of a very protracted run of long weekends. The trip peaked on arrival, with Sophie's home cooked beef short rib kalbi (galbi? Ugh, Korea and Denmark can totally get together and … Continue reading Hurtig tur til london
I've still got some photos from the last few weeks piled up, but to hell with chronology - I'm going to skip straight to some pics from the last few days that have given me reason to be optimistic about summer in Denmark. Let's see whether posting about glorious mid-20 degree days will ease or exacerbate the dismay I'm feeling now … Continue reading Næsten som om sommeren…
In my last post I failed to mention the very best thing we did while we were in Stockholm, which was to leave the city and take a ferry out into the archipelago (or the archigepalo / archipegalo / archigelupo as a well-intentioned American lady on the ferry kept calling it). The boat we took is essentially … Continue reading Tager færgen til øgruppen
Another spring week, another random Jesus-themed holiday...this time Ascension Day. Not wanting to let Jesus rising on a Thursday ruin a perfectly good long weekend opportunity, Ant's work also threw in Friday as a day off. Letting flight prices decide our fate, we ended up in Stockholm. It had been over ten years since I had been there … Continue reading Vores nordlige naboer
Apologies for the radio silence, we've been indulging in a heady mix of public holiday travel, new Nordic cuisine and intense Danish study. First up - all the rumours are true: Danish is an extremely difficult language. If glottal stops, soft-Ds, genders and inversions don't break your spirit, then the simple fact that Danish people only … Continue reading Nordisk mad