The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very-Bad Days

Last week I put together a slide show for a good friend who is leaving Copenhagen. I watched it with my husband, smiling and getting a little teary. As the music faded and the presentation ended with a slick little slide reading “The End”, he looked at me and said: “Wow, anyone would think we had loads of…

The Girl in the (Expat) Bubble: The Best Kept Secret of a Broad Abroad

You would think that after nearly four years in a country my day-to-day exposure to the language would render me fluent enough to understand, say… a television commercial. You would be wrong. I tried the other night: not a single Danish word penetrated my mono-linguistic brain. As someone living in a country not your own,…

These Are A Few of My Danish(y) Things….

Below are the lyrics to a parody song we performed last month to say so long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, and goodbye to the families leaving our school community. I promised I would share the lyrics and am only just now getting around to it so here they are…complete with the YouTube video of our performance :-)….