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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2016 Review of Copenhagen Part 2

Posted in Copenhagen

For Part 1 Click Here   Good #2 The Meny Supermarket So our local supermarket is the Fakta. It’s a short walk from our apartment and offers a good range of products at reasonable prices. It’s slightly more posh than Lidl but not quite a Sainsburys. I’ll always like the Fakta because its: Local Cheap Sells …

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2016 Review of Copenhagen Part 1

Posted in Copenhagen, Food

2016 oh dear… I’m not going to do a full review of my 2016 as it would go a bit like this: ‘Oh God no, Oh no, Ahhhhhhh. Hnnnnnn, Nooooo! Not him too, Oh and him… This is depressing… This really is depressing. Oh no… Surely not. Bugger, bugger bugger…Ouch… oh not that….oh damn and …

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The Sauna and The Sea

Posted in Copenhagen

So, lots has been happening. Work, play, parks, hygge and plenty more else. I’m certainly nowhere near running out of anything to do in Copenhagen. There’s a huge amount of events occurring each week and there seem to be countless interesting places to explore. Today, however, I had my first taste of winter swimming. Near to …

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First Week at Work

Posted in Copenhagen

Monday/mandag Bright and early, I wake up to the SAD lamp powering through its 100W light wake up alarm complete with bird noises….Yeah, weird I know but it was left by our landlord and it does the job. Soon enough, I’m all power-dressed and on my way into work. I was supposed to be having a lazy …

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First five days in Copenhagen

Posted in Copenhagen

So, we are here. We finally did it and now Oxford seems a world away as I look out the window to the neon glow of the Thai restaurant opposite. All around me are candles and blankets and pools of light from eclectic Danish lighting giving off a cozy glow. So far everything’s been great …

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