I’ve spent this past year reading books about Denmark: The Little Book of Hygge and The Little Book of Lykke by Meik Wiking, The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell and The Almost Nearly Perfect People by Michael Booth, so it came as no surprise when I told my partner I wanted to spend my birthday week in Copenhagen. I’ve wanted to visit Denmark for a while now, and turning 28 seemed like the perfect occasion.
My memory is terrible. I forget things a second after they happened. I can’t remember people’s names or birthdays. I don’t even know my phone number. And yet, I remember vividly every bad thing that has ever happened to me, no matter how small. … More Reading The Art of Making Memories
I’m currently writing outside a wooden cabin, hoping to write at least half of this post before it starts raining again. There’s a nice cool breeze, and I’m wearing my partner’s jumper because I didn’t pack for this weather. … More Summer diaries: Staying in a cabin in the woods
Instagram influencers will have you believe Hygge is a decor trend, everything in your house must be made of wood, and you need expensive Danish lamps, but in reality, hygge is a lifestyle. … More Reading The Little Book of Hygge