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Prospects of the City: The Bill of Rights was never yours
Jun 4, 2016 7:00 am| by TheCopenhagenPost

In which the prospector welcomes the bright prospect of the summer and frets at the sinister prospect of the government’s projected limitations of freedom and expression in Denmark. Imminent stranglehold On March 30, Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen announced his government’s intention to “criminalise expressions that undermine Danish legislation and values”. Considering the grave implications … Continue reading Prospects of the City: The Bill of Rights was never yours

Prospects of the City: A story of our times
Apr 23, 2016 1:00 pm| by TheCopenhagenPost

In which the prospector spots a face from the past and is reminded how it is fit for man to face his existence. Blast from the past Strolling down Istedgade in the sun and studying the faces along the way, I reached the corner of Gasværksvej and … stopped. There he was: Ismael the old, … Continue reading Prospects of the City: A story of our times

Prospects of the City: Waking up on Mulholland Drive, Denmark
Mar 5, 2016 7:00 pm| by TheCopenhagenPost

In which the prospector wakes and very nearly despairs upon discovering he is stuck and unable to get out. Consumed by despair When I woke to a particularly dismal Copenhagen morning in February, it was with bits and pieces of dream still sticking to my still half-slumbering mind. Without being able to explain how it … Continue reading Prospects of the City: Waking up on Mulholland Drive, Denmark

Prospects of the City: Exactly like kids in a candy store
Jan 23, 2016 7:00 am| by TheCopenhagenPost

In which the prospector ponders the spread in recent years of candy stores by such names as ‘King’s Candy’, ‘Mega-store Candy’, ‘Candilicious’ and ‘Øresunds Candy’. Red-eye candy When I left Denmark to live in Prague in 1993, the custom that goes by the epithet ‘fredags slik’ (Friday candy) was as yet non-existent. Or at least … Continue reading Prospects of the City: Exactly like kids in a candy store

Prospects of the City: Published with my principles intact
Nov 28, 2015 7:00 pm| by Chris C

In which the prospector confronts the prospect of a Copenhagen from which the book is absent for the first time in its history. Readers over readies Not long ago a big Copenhagen publisher offered to digitalise and publish my entire back-catalogue of novels and essays as electronic texts. For a novelist who has had trouble … Continue reading Prospects of the City: Published with my principles intact

Prospects of the City: Trading in today for tomorrow
Oct 17, 2015 7:00 pm| by Ben Hamilton

In which the prospector has relocated to Christianshavn Square. With his pen and paper he has taken up position and is preparing to file a report on the spirit of the place. Just a perfect day What a day this is. It is a quarter past ten in the morning, and the early October sun … Continue reading Prospects of the City: Trading in today for tomorrow

Prospects of the City: Celebrating a space where community can flourish
Sep 5, 2015 7:01 am| by Chris C

In which the prospector rejoices that even in this day and age of climatic change and beheadings there is still something to be thankful for in Copenhagen – and to celebrate. Applause when it is due If there are all sorts of good reasons to castigate and lament the falsehood of this ailing Danish democracy, … Continue reading Prospects of the City: Celebrating a space where community can flourish

Prospects of the city: A dodo called Danish democracy
Jun 20, 2015 7:00 am| by Chris C

  In which the prospector reflects on the deterioration of democracy that has taken place in his native Denmark during his lifetime and in particular since the fall of the Berlin Wall. A dodo called ‘Democracy’ Seeing that we Danes have now become afraid of participating in demonstrations (for fear of arrest, detention and possibly … Continue reading Prospects of the city: A dodo called Danish democracy

Prospects of the City: A generation and gentrification later in Vesterbro
May 16, 2015 7:00 pm| by TheCopenhagenPost

  In which the prospector wanders down Istedgade through Vesterbro, the city district where he resides, and wonders how and why it came to be that way. Uncle Danny’s place no more If the legendary writer, poet and beat-prophet Dan Turell should rise from the dead tomorrow and take a stroll down Istedgade (the very … Continue reading Prospects of the City: A generation and gentrification later in Vesterbro

Prospects of the City: The concept of Copenhagen
Apr 11, 2015 7:00 am| by Ben Hamilton

In which the prospector takes a stand and attempts to give meaning to the word or name or sound or concept of ‘Copenhagen’. No need for introductions It is now a few months since I first introduced myself, not to Copenhagen, but to the readers of the Weekly Post. I happen to be introduced to … Continue reading Prospects of the City: The concept of Copenhagen

Prospects of the city: A modern fairy-tale: The Princess in the Cesspit
Mar 7, 2015 7:00 am| by admin

Mæneds hjem in Istedgade becomes the climax of an unlikely fairy-tale

Prospects of the city: Fairytale of Vesterbro: Taxi Driver meets Cinderella
Jan 31, 2015 6:55 am| by admin

It was already morning, even if it was still dark outside. I had been driving my cab since 4:30 the previous afternoon, and it was now almost 7am. I had just taken a strongly perfumed woman of Moroccan descent to her home in the northwestern part of Copenhagen and it was high time to call … Continue reading Prospects of the city: Fairytale of Vesterbro: Taxi Driver meets Cinderella

New contractor found to finish delayed city bridge
Feb 24, 2014 6:00 pm| by admin

Work has been delayed since bankruptcy of previous builder

International youth ambassadors encourage future prospects of Denmark
Apr 26, 2013 11:08 am| by admin

Prince and minister full of praise for international ambassadors at entrepreneurship and innovation conference

Hate prayers, love the building: the changing face of Danish churches
Nov 16, 2016 2:44 pm| by Ben Hamilton

Samuels Kirke, Blågårds Kirke and Absalons Kirke are all enjoying success as locales of a different kind

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