Whenever my Scottish family or my 'adopted' Danish family get together, all the old funny stories come out. Nothing like a good laugh to get rid of the blahs! One of my favourite stories involves my DDDMIL (Dearly-Departed-Danish-Mother-in-Law) who - like my DDH (Dear Danish Husband) - could be, let's say, a trifle 'distracted' at… Continue reading Remember to take all your belongings with you when you leave…
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...It's 10 am. And there they are, a crocodile of Danish nursery kids. You'll usually see them in 'troops' of 20 kids and 3 teachers. Yep, they're out and about. Whatever the season, whatever the weather ("You know when you're in Denmark when...(No such thing as bad weather!)")Crocodiles of small… Continue reading You know you're in Denmark when… (Crocodiles)
Can't find anything decent to watch at 8pm? Then you might want to tune in to one of the more bizarre sights on Danish children's tv. People in bed. Sleeping. ;)At the top of the screen there's a live ticker, telling you how many hours it'll be before they wake up again. "Vi vågner om… Continue reading We're off to bed, kids! Right here on your tv!