Fjällräven – Christmas gifts that give back

December 19, 2019


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Since we first met, twelve years ago now, my husband and I have always used the time between Christmas and New Year to grab a couple of days away.

From trekking in the highlands of Scotland, queuing in the snow outside the Palace of Versailles, or as last New Year’s Eve, running around Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen with an over excited toddler.

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Winter skincare with Meraki

October 17, 2019


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As we all retreat indoors, hunkering down with soft blankets, snuggly socks and cosy candlelight; there is one thing I don’t enjoy quite so much about this time of year, and that’s how it affects my skin.

While I may never be one of those cool Scandinavian women that look effortlessly beautiful whatever the weather, this winter I will be combatting the driving rain and freezing temperatures with the help of one of my favourite brands, Meraki.

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Holiday essentials with Meraki

July 9, 2019


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For me there is nothing more exciting than going on holiday. I love leaving the stresses of daily life behind and heading off to explore new places. There is however one part of preparing to travel that sends me into total panic every time: packing.

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Bringing the Scent of Copenhagen home

February 20, 2019


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I don’t think it would come as much of a surprise if I told you that I’m a little obsessed with scented candles. No matter what the time of year, they are an essential part of my every day.

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Bringing joy with VIVA Scandinavia

February 11, 2019


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If you’re a regular reader of Nordic Notes you’ll know by now that I’m a huge believer in the Danish philosophy of bringing joy to the everyday.

During my recent chat with Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, he told me that a staggering 86% of Danes associate hot drinks with hygge. They even beat candles and Christmas into the top spot!

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