Regular readers, from my first post here back in September 2010 (which was - selvfølgelig - about farts - "Mind your language!") will know that I am in l-o-v-e with Denmark and those crazy Danes! (I'm Scottish but I felt like I had finally come home when I moved here to Copenhagen in 1998.) I… Continue reading The old Danish post service you know… Just three times more expensive!
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My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar – 10 December (Cards and post)
Welcome to My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar! Join me every day in opening a new door. Once again, 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!10 DECEMBERI got an e-mail from my mentor, the Flylady, yesterday… Continue reading My Danish Christmas Advent Calendar – 10 December (Cards and post)
1 TV, 2 TV, 3 TV…
When we were in Paris last month, my daughter wanted to send a postcard to one of her schoolfriends. She wrote the message and I wrote the address:Danish addresses are always written with name of the street first, followed by the number of the house or building: Lykkevej 38And then sometimes you'll see "1 tv",… Continue reading 1 TV, 2 TV, 3 TV…
I sent a letter to my love and on the way I…bought a virtual stamp!
When was the last time you wrote a letter? A real one. Perhaps a postcard? Or a greetings card, written with a pen, safely tucked up in an envelope, address finely printed on the front? But then comes the difficult part. Procuring a stamp!Although the number of Danish post offices seems to spiral ever downward (while… Continue reading I sent a letter to my love and on the way I…bought a virtual stamp!
You know you're in Denmark when… (Postmen)
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)