People say the Danes are closed, not very forthcoming, unfriendly and hard to get to know. Many also say that Denmark is a small and boring little land with little happening and not much to see apart from The Little Mermaid.

That’s all bullshit.Here’s MY description. The Danes are welcoming, friendly, hospitable, warm, hugely fun, enjoy a drink or four, and are loyal to a fault. Continue reading


Mind if I flirt with your boyfriend? Making sense of the Danish flirt

I tossed it up for three weeks debating whether do this post or not, based on an article I read that stated ’90 percent of Danes don’t consider it cheating to flirt with another person when they’ve got a girlfriend or boyfriend’.

 But I have decided to do it for the following reasons…and the following reasons only:

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Love it or hate it!

The beauty of being at a festival like Roskilde is you get to explore new bands. Be it up and coming ones, or acts you’ve never even heard of. I’ve done a lot of this here, and especially on the advice of some of my more ‘musically-oriented’ friends.

But it swings on the extreme end either way for me- I come out LOVING the band or HATING them.

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Music: One, Weather: Nil

What would Roskilde be without a little rain right? Keeps people on their toes, reminds them what it’s like not to have it so easy and most it all it makes people appreciate the music even more.

Hey when the chips are down there’s nothing like a few really good concerts to get you back on your feet! Continue reading

Why did you come to Roskilde Festival?

It’s the age old question here. Is it the camping and the parties and the good times with strangers or is to check out the best international and national bands that Roskilde has to offer.

I came to Roskilde on Thursday… and according to some missed the ‘best part’. According to others I’ve just made it in time for the absolute highlights. Continue reading

You’re a Christian, I’m a Christian…We’re all “Christian”

Denmark is the land of milk and honey…a land where God has chosen to make his home with his people and lead them through the cold winters and ever-contradictory Dansk Folkeparti policies.

I used to think that was all true. I really did. But after living here more than a couple of weeks I realised the ironic nature of this so called ‘Christian’ country. Continue reading