British rental marked has not heard of Brexit

Love London, but not British tenancy Some of you might have read my post last year “Two-in-one-move“. It was about splitting up as a family between London and Denmark. That was my first encounter with British bureaucracy and the lack of British tenancy rights. Today, 1½ years and a Brexit referendum later, nothing seems to… Continue reading British rental marked has not heard of Brexit

Parents: Never take your teenagers to a music festival

A story about going to a music festival and realising your kids have grown older (and you have grown old) With my hubby stationed in London and myself and our two teenage children in Denmark, I am often on the lookout for events to attend together around London. In June, I received a news feed about the V-festival… Continue reading Parents: Never take your teenagers to a music festival

Best time to visit Denmark is… NOW!

Apple, plum, rhododendron, lilac, hawthorn flowering – Denmark is covered in colors and scents at this time of year. After a week in Japan in April, where I had been shooting nearly every little blossoming cherry tree, I landed in Copenhagen and saw blossoming fruit trees everywhere! I couldn’t help feeling a tiny bit ridiculous about… Continue reading Best time to visit Denmark is… NOW!

Insider hint for Danish happiness: Party group singing

British psychological research suggests that group singing is not only fun but also good for our well-being. Group singing is an essential Danish party element, and with repeated ranking of Danes as the happiest people in the world, it is tempting to think that group singing may play an – albeit tiny – role? Danish celebrations… Continue reading Insider hint for Danish happiness: Party group singing