Dear Readers We've come a long way together since my first blog post here on 9 September 2010. Three hundred and fifty-seven posts, to be precise. But it's time to tidy my blog desk because Denmark.dk is shutting us down. We have come to the end. Slut! As we - selvfølgelig - say in Danish. 😉 I've … Continue reading Goodbye and 'farvel' from Diane's Daily Denmark!
Tomorrow, 27 October 2016, is the last Thursday of the month of October which means that it is - selvfølgelig! - “Spil Dansk” (Play Danish Music) Day! 🙂 So don't be suprised if the only music you hear on Danish state radio is by Danish groups (some of which also sing in English), Danish songwriters, … Continue reading Danish, Danish (and only Danish) Music Day!
Dear Readers There's no turning back! Despite a good fight by the Indian Summer the last couple of weeks, autumn is well and truly here. I'm now wearing my gloves on my morning bike rides because it is so darn ch-ch-chilly! But, hey ho, I'm a seasoned winterbather so I've learned to just suck it … Continue reading I heart Danish comfort food! (Part twelve – Burning Love – Brændende Kærlighed)
One of the things I love about Denmark (stop me if you've heard this one before...) is the mixture of new and old. On the face of it, Denmark is a liberal, modern, forward thinking country. When you scratch the surface, you discover the Danes' deeply ingrained love of traditions. This morning I saw the new/old combo working … Continue reading Off to Danish church? Don't forget your smartphone!
Welcome to Danish autumn! We officially started a couple of days ago (1 September) but autumn has been making its presence felt for a couple of weeks. And it's the usual story...first thing in the morning there is heavy dew on the grass outside and condensation on the windows inside. When I cycle down for … Continue reading Welcome to Danish autumn! More candles coming right up!