Coming Back to the UK: Happy Version

Posted in Copenhagen, Oxford, Thoughts

  This is the happy version. For the angry version: Click here So the adventure reaches a new twist. We will be coming back to the UK at the end of August. The primary driver is my in-laws who are going through some tough times with their health and we are lucky enough to be …

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I hate all the people in this picture already

Coming Back to the UK: Angry Version

Posted in Copenhagen, Oxford, Thoughts

  This is the angry version. For the happy version: Click here So it ends and so we return. Flights are booked and soon Copenhagen will be a distant memory. I wonder what exactly I’ll be coming back to:   No more naked people frolicking outside my office window No more drinking beers in the …

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Lego House

Posted in Copenhagen, Thoughts

  Lego fever So for the second time since moving to Denmark; our family rose early and began the 3hr train journey and annual pilgrimage to Billund – Home of Legoland and more importantly the new Lego House.  It was’t open last year so we were all super excited to check it out. Generally, we …

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A Day in The Life of Copenhagen

Posted in Copenhagen, Thoughts

Holly challenged me to create a vlog, so I thought I’d do my  best to showcase a typical winter’s day in Copenhagen (everything is pretty typical except us managing to get a babysitter and go out on a weekday – normally more of  a weekend treat) It’s a lovely city and a place I have …

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A Distorted View part 2

Posted in Copenhagen, Thoughts

Festivals Part 1 is here So we’ve embraced Copenhagen festivals. This summer may be eccentric in terms of weather (it changes from glorious sunshine to pouring rain and back again every thirty minutes) but there’s still consistency in Copenhagen’s festivals and street parties. Every week there tends to be music and events of various shapes …

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Christiania Beach at Night....and Yes I Went for a Naked Swim

A Distorted View part 1

Posted in Copenhagen, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Denmark is a funny old place. On one hand everyone stops at the red man here. Like immediately and with the utmost precision. The roads here are a lot wider due to the cycle lands so often there is a middle island dividing the two streams of traffic. If the pedestrian light switches from green …

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Today was a good day…

Posted in Copenhagen, Food, Pubs

Despite having a cold; today I did the following things:   Had an awesome bacon and eggs breakfast cooked by my loving wife Went to a sweat lodge and had some amazing saunagus Lunch was lingonberry-flavoured-bread, chicken sandwich We headed off to Superkillen Park http://www.archdaily.com/286223/superkilen-topotek-1-big-architects-superflex Before grabbing an ice cream and a cold Mikkeller in …

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So, yeah, that doesn’t happen every day…

Posted in Copenhagen

So I’m naked, cold and trying to explain to the cloakroom attendant (who looks really stoned in my opinion) that I need my ‘RED BACKPACK WITH THE BLUE COAT’ so I can get my jacket, a beer and prevent imminent death from Hypothermia. It can only be a Sauna Party in Denmark… It’s a fairly …

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I’m beginning to like the taste of spunk…

Posted in Copenhagen, Food

Since being in Denmark, I’ve been pushing myself to try new things. However, even with this attitude I couldn’t conjure much enthusiasm for putting a load of spunk in my mouth. When I first tried spunk, I was expecting something sweet and delicious, but it’s really nothing like that…it was a shock to the system. …

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Ouch…

Posted in Copenhagen

So overnight it got to minus 9 or colder. Trying to get to work the following happened: My bike lock completely froze up and broke. It will have to be removed by an angle grinder. Our bucket bike had its gear cables freeze up and then snap. My wife’s brake cables froze up and snapped. …

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