Welcome to My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar! Join me every day in opening a new door. Just like last year, I’ve got a host of goodies to share with you – traditional Danish Christmas recipes, traditions, songs, games, decorations, crafts and landscapes… So sit back, relax and enjoy!12 DECEMBERSo far you've heard the 'most played'… Continue reading My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar – 12 December
My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar – 7 December
Welcome to My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar! Join me every day in opening a new door. I’ve got a host of goodies to share with you – traditional Danish Christmas recipes, traditions, songs, games, decorations, crafts and landscapes… So sit back, relax and enjoy!7 DECEMBERToday, I bring you…nisser!Admittedly not one of my personal favourite parts of… Continue reading My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar – 7 December
My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar – 4 December
Welcome back to My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar! Join me every day in opening a new door. Just like last year, I’ve got a host of goodies to share with you – traditional Danish Christmas recipes, traditions, songs, games, decorations, crafts and landscapes… So sit back, relax and enjoy!4 DECEMBERBrag alert!!! I have all my Christmas… Continue reading My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar – 4 December
Eurovision is coming! #Joinus ?
Just like Christmas, Eurovision is coming! Unless you' ve been living under a rock, you can't possibly have failed to notice that Emmelie de Forrest won this year, bringing Eurovision back to Denmark for the third time...EMMELIE DE FOREST - "ONLY TEARDROPS"Now listen up. The first batch of tickets will go on sale tomorrow at 10am via http://www.billetlugen.dk/eurovisionBesides… Continue reading Eurovision is coming! #Joinus ?
Danish Musical Therapy
It's been one of those weeks, but finally Friday is here - can we have an 'Amen'? So I'm using some Danish musical therapy to eeeeeeeease me in to the weekend...First of all, I'm going to chill tothe young Danish band Julias Moon - "Bay".�Then will turn up the heat slightly and get in to dance… Continue reading Danish Musical Therapy
Hey, Mr DJ, put a (Danish) record on, I wanna dance with my baby!
Did you guess right? It's Spil Dansk Day - "Play Danish Music" Day! Umm, you don't know what that is? Then here's a piece I wrote last year, updated for your listening pleasure. Read on, sing loud and don't forget to turn the (Danish) music up to 11! ;)* * * * * * * *… Continue reading Hey, Mr DJ, put a (Danish) record on, I wanna dance with my baby!
Friday Fun – It’s Marvelous! Mosell!
Time for a little Friday fun! From the very hip ‘I-only-release-my-music-on-youtube’ Danish rapper Marvelous Mosell. A little ditty about a guy who feels a cold coming on and phones in sick – and basically spends the whole week eating junk and watching (junky) tv: TV Shop, Melrose Place, Married (with Children), Prince of Belair, Hallmark,… Continue reading Friday Fun – It’s Marvelous! Mosell!
Danish Weddings (Part Five)
Okay, so where did we get to? We got hitched, started the party off with lots of kissingby all and sundry, enjoyed lashings of good food and wine, and have heard a lot of speeches and joined in the sing-a-long...What's that we can hear in the background? Aaaah, it's the first notes of "Det er så yndigt at… Continue reading Danish Weddings (Part Five)
Mad about (Mads) Music
I consider myself pretty cool when it comes to music. I grew up with punk, lived through new wave and pop, and have settled down to rock and electronica – primarily Scandinavian. My radio is tuned to Danish Radio’s P3 (mainstream) and P6 (DAB channel, indie and rock). And hubby and I are regulars at… Continue reading Mad about (Mads) Music
[postscript: oops! posted this yesterday at blogs.denmark.dk but forgot to put it here as well! ;D] Spil Dansk ("Play Danish") day is just around the corner! 🙂 Held on the last Thursday of October, it's the day when Danish music is played, performed, promoted and celebrated. Which means that radio stations play Danish music. All.… Continue reading Spil Dansk!
Music Police Jnr.
DD9 looks like me (see here), has similar character traits (um, did someone say stubborn?!) and - yes, yes -she's also extremely enthusiastic about the things that she loves and just can't 'get her arms down'... I discovered yesterday that she has - hooray, hooray - inherited one of my amazing talents! My ability to guess a song within the… Continue reading Music Police Jnr.
Hey Mr DJ! – Part One
DH and I have started the detailed planning for our Copper Anniversary in October. How many years have we been hitched? Em, that would be twelve and a half... For those not familiar with this quaint Danish custom of celebrating wedding anniversaries 12 years and 6 months after the fact, it's all explained in a… Continue reading Hey Mr DJ! – Part One
Pamper Monday – The Sound of Music
Mondays here on the blog are me days. Not about little old me. Oh, okay then, maybe just a teeny bit! 😉 More about the things I can do just for me to recharge my batteries. Creative ways to be nice to myself! 🙂 Music is my world. The one thing that can change my… Continue reading Pamper Monday – The Sound of Music
Menu Planning Thursday – 11 March 2010 and KENT!
I've decided to add in an official Leftover Day to the menuplan because every week I seem to be dropping one or two things from the planned menu due to food overload! 😉 Here's whats cooking (and being reheated) at Casa Copenhagen this week... THURSDAY I cooked a whole roast chicken yesterday, so today it's leftover… Continue reading Menu Planning Thursday – 11 March 2010 and KENT!
Friday Love – No Strings Attached!
Fridays on the blog (okay, I'll admit it, most of the days on this blog) are all about things I love! And I can't believe I've written so many posts and not mentioned my precious, precious cordless headphones... First sign of old age? Here they are. Not beautiful to look at. (But cover my pixie ears completely.)… Continue reading Friday Love – No Strings Attached!