Category Archives: Those Crazy Danes

See you on the other side!

As you’ll have seen from my recent posts, my kids are on their summer break from school (six whole weeks, woop, [...]

School’s. Out. For. Ever. Toot, tooooot!

The holidays are here.  The holidays are here!  The holidays ARE HERE!  Can you guess that we are excited?  Yep, [...]

You know you’re in Denmark when… (Birthday cake, lady?)

You know you’re in Denmark when… It’s my birthday today – hip, hip, hurra!  And – though I ain’t no [...]

Flødeboller! What’s not to love? Um, even more!

No sooner than I had wiped the last chocolate from the corners of my mouth and hit ‘publish’ on my [...]

You know you’re in Denmark when… (Postmen)

You know you’re in Denmark when… Have you met our Danish posties?  Always on a special cargo bike or moped. [...]

Flødeboller! What’s not to love?

Whenever my DSBB (Dear Scottish Big Brother) comes to visit, he [cough] very kindly provides us with a list of [...]

You know you’re in Denmark when… (Here comes the Summer!)

You know you’re in Denmark when… In the words of the iconic Undertones, “Here comes the summer!”  In fact, Danish [...]

It’s that time of year again…flying toffees! Karameldag!

Tomorrow – Wednesday 28 May 2014 – is Karameldag.  Or “Toffee Day”! It’s the last schoolday of May (schools are closed [...]

Tea and hot rolls Thursday = Big Prayer Day Friday

With the excitement of Eurovision behind us, my kids are now eagerly counting down to the strangest day on the Danish religious calendar.  [...]

Eurovision is here! And I was there! #JoinUs

If you saw Tuesday’s post, you’ll know that I was gearing up to watch the first Semi-Final of Eurovision live [...]