Even though it’s December now (wait, what?!), you may notice that we’re still having some rainy (and sometimes bitterly cold) days. I found this at the bus stop on my way home and think the “Life is bitter” part sadly appropriate for this time of year in Denmark. At least I’m not alone in thinking … More Keep rubbing it in… Danish advertisement find of the week
It is a rainy Saturday here in Aarhus and much of my day has felt a little like this: It got me thinking about productivity and the rain. Supposedly productivity increases as sunny weather decreases, if anything based on the fact that there is less to do outside and less to distract you from getting … More Rain and productivity: Is there really a better result?
It’s amazing how, at the beginning of the semester, you can tell yourself that you’re going to have your life under control and now, one month in, it feels like you’re trapped under a pile of books and no one can hear you scream except more books who just come and pile on top of … More The most awesome time of the year combined with the most stressful: fall in Denmark
Today is a lot of great things in Denmark. Not only is the sun shining, not only is it International Workers’ Day, but this May 1st also happens to be siren day! At 12:00 noon today, Denmark will test the sirens all around the country. Now, don’t be alarmed (no pun intended). This happens every … More Ring the alarm, I been through this too long!
One morning not too long ago, I woke up, made my way out the door, and thought, “Huh, it’s actually kinda nice weather today.” This was the moment I realized that I had been in Denmark wayyyy too long. What made this particular day a “nice day” was that it wasn’t completely pissing rain and it … More Autumn is here and it blows
So this spring, I ended up going to Fyn to attend my first ever Danish Confirmation. Ya know, that’s when everyone decides that you are now a grown up in the eyes of God, but it’s more like you get to collect loads of expensive gifts and cash (oh, baby, the cash!) from your relatives … More Spring fever (I cling to it still)
Video of the Week: These two upstanding members of Danish society are here to help us with the Danish weather. “I’ll give ’em a five-day forceast. This is Denmark: Shit weather, shit weather, shit weather, shit weather, shit weather WITH CLOUDS”