Category Archives: Those Crazy Danes

Halloween! And the Marsh Woman is brewing…

Woop, woop!  It’s Friday and – for the kids and the young at heart – also Halloween!  The weather in [...]

Granny, your Mum’s Mum and your uncle Bob!

Hello, hello  - yes, I’m still here!  I haven’t been away on holiday, honest.  I’ve actually been unable to post since [...]

Boo! Or ho, ho, ho?

We’re just back from efterårsferie - a.k.a. week 42 - a.k.a. the Danish schools’ half-term autumn week and we’re gearing up for Halloween.  Pumpkins [...]

You know you’re (back) in Denmark when… (Copenhagen airport)

You know you’re (back) in Denmark when… The Danish schools’ half-term break is over and my ‘wee’ ones (Dear Son, [...]

Spunk?! Well, it doesn’t mean vacuum cleaner…

Today’s post will make you think I have a childish sense of humour (if you’re British), or that I have [...]

You know you’re in Denmark when… (Where’s my change?)

You know you’re in Denmark when… Picture the scene.  You’re in a Danish shop and want to buy an item [...]

X marks the spot!

On Friday my DS14 (Dear Son, aged 14) went to a birthday party/sleepover at a classmate’s house.  All the boys [...]

Read all about it! No more tomato, tomahto…

Several moons back, I told you that I have a tiny niggle about Danish libraries.  Now, to be honest, it was [...]

Six sizzling sausages…

I’ll never forget my first visit to Denmark.  November 1992, I was working in Luxembourg at the time and my [...]

What did you learn at school today? Hacking, Mindfulness or Bridge?

What did you learn at school today?  If you ask any 14 to 16 year old round these parts today, [...]