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The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.” Dear Oscar. Shut up. You’ve never lived in Denmark. Therefore, you have no idea what temptation is. But I’ll tell you: temptation is when shops abandon in the streets their food, flowers, clothes, tools and furniture, so anyone can steal it. Temptation … Continue reading French Kiss | Am I good enough for Denmark? Obviously not
Clever people say that expatriation is like starting a new life: you arrive in an unknown universe, clueless about the rules; you’re puzzled with the language and/or invent your own; and you are once again prohibited from doing adult things like voting and (by your partner or a relocation company) household management. You go back … Continue reading French Kiss | Back to the future
Six years in Berlin, two years in Copenhagen and sleeping mostly in airports, Maïa Mazaurette likes to feel in-between. She´s a writer of books and comics, a magazine columnist, radio personality and professional blogger. She usually writes in French, but she´ll make an exception for The Copenhagen Post.
Every expat probably remembers their first smørrebrød. It’s understandable. Shame, after all, is a long-lasting feeling. I certainly won’t forget mine – I used my hands, because it’s what people usually do with a sandwich, and at the time I still thought Danes were people. So let’s talk a bit about smørrebrød. As you already … Continue reading French Kiss | Smørrebrød and politics
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‘Boeing Boeing’ is lots of fun
So, what film will be on everyone’s lips heading into December? That’s easy: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (out on December 14), but you’ll have to wait for our next issue to find out more. Ahead of that, three films will be puckering up on the billboards from December 1, and judging by most … Continue reading At Cinemas: The posters are puckering up for some lip-smacking action
Thumbs up for Auguste Rodin exhibition at SMK
How often do you find a catchy, American-sounding pop song you like, spend months singing along to it, and then find out it was actually produced or sung by a Swedish artist? It’s becoming a common occurrence, and it probably won’t surprise you to learn that Sweden is in fact the world’s third largest music exporter following the US and the UK. … Continue reading Zara Larsson, the next big Swedish star
Chris Brown hit Denmark on a leg of his European ‘Hell of a Nite’ tour, bringing a few friends with him and a marvellous live show. Although rapper French Montana dropped out, which took away part of the justification for the 600 kroner ticket price, Chris wowed Forum concert-goers with his trademark dance moves and … Continue reading Concert review: Giving them hell!
Whether your mind leads you to the planet or the Disney character isn’t important. The name Pluto doesn’t have a clever anecdote behind it. Every restaurant needs a name, and this one’s is Pluto. But semantics aside, it has to be conceded that Pluto serves a cosmic array of tastes and colours that appear on … Continue reading Restaurant review: Like the planet, it’s conducive to cosmic coolness
In their last effort the year, our InOut team sat down to rate the best events of 2012. That's small task considering the number of events they've previewed and reviewed, but they've managed to boil it all down to best of the best shows, performers, festivals and events that impressed them the most over the … Continue reading What dragged you away from your home in 2012 – and was it any good?
A beautiful production of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ is back at the Royal Danish Ballet as this year’s Christmas ballet. The contemporary interpretation by one of today’s most-in-demand ballet choreographers, Britain’s Christopher Wheeldon, premiered two years ago and will once again be performed by the company’s current top-class dancers. The production is traditional – Wheeldon’s choreography … Continue reading Depth in class yields a beauty every night
Once upon a time in a kingdom far, far away there was a castle: Eremitagesletten (check!) And there was a huntsman’s cottage: Peter Lieps Hus, check! And there were two weary, hungry interlopers in a foreign land: us, check! It was thus, in fairy tale mode, that I entered Dyrhavn for the first time and … Continue reading All’s well that ends well for this fairy tale of puppy dog tails
A new guidebook will help councils be better prepared to attract and retain international companies looking to establish themselves in Denmark, though still no word on the individual level