Do you know those 'elephant' jokes? You know, like, how many elephants can you fit into a Mini? Two in the front, two in the back! How do you know there are elephants in your house? There's an empty Mini parked outside! How do you know there are elephants in your fridge? Footprints in the… Continue reading Elephants or Danish kids in your house?
You know you're in Denmark when...Have you met our Danish posties? Always on a special cargo bike or moped. Dressed in red like Dannebrog (the Danish flag). And, more often than not, sporting shorts.Whether they're stopped in a quiet suburban backstreet or, like here, right in the very centre of Copenhagen, it always surprises me… Continue reading You know you're in Denmark when… (Postmen)
Are you ready? Tyres pumped, lights checked, cycle helmet strapped firmly on? Tomorrow, Friday, is Cyklistdag (Cyclist Day) for my DD12 (dear daughter, aged 12) who's in the 5th grade. It's a campaign, organised by the police and schools in our area, to improve road safety. Many kids bike to school - either accompanied by… Continue reading Pumped and ready to ride!
You all know that the Danes are big bike enthusiasts, right? That's why I did a Scaredy Cat Challenge a few weeks back Can you smell carrots? in order to get me back in the saddle... There are cyclepaths the length and breadth of the country and lots of kids bike to school. No such thing as… Continue reading Those Crazy Danes – on a bicycle made for…three!