Creating a feeling of home with Morsø

4th November 2019


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Thanks to their iconic wood burning stoves and outdoor ovens, homeware brand Morsø has become synonymous with ‘hygge’ moments; not only in its native Denmark, but also across the UK.

But there’s far more to creating that hyggelig feeling than just warming yourself by the fire or barbecuing in the rain. It’s about how you spend your everyday, how you eat, how you socialise and how you create a feeling of home.

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Creating summer hygge with Living by Christy

24th April 2019


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For many the term ‘hygge’ conjures up wintery scenes of candlelight and woollen socks, but have you ever heard of ‘summer hygge’?

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Bringing the Scent of Copenhagen home

20th February 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

11th February 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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The Secret of Danish Happiness – My chat with Meik Wiking

16th January 2019


As the clock struck midnight and the new year officially got underway I watched, from the balcony of our rented apartment, the Copenhagen skyline erupt in celebratory fireworks.

The bombardment lasted for nearly two hours and while I was astounded that our three-year-old slept through the whole thing – that’s what a day spent running around Tivoli Gardens does for you I guess – I was also struck by how much shared hope and happiness was being displayed on the streets of this amazing city.

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