The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country
Icon Books Ltd, 8 de jan. de 2015 - 354 páginas
* NOW WITH A NEW CHAPTER * 'A hugely enjoyable romp through the pleasures and pitfalls of setting up home in a foreign land.'- Guardian
Given the opportunity of a new life in rural Jutland, Helen Russell discovered a startling statistic: Denmark, land of long dark winters, cured herring, Lego and pastries, was the happiest place on earth.
Keen to know their secrets, Helen gave herself a year to uncover the formula for Danish happiness.
From childcare, education, food and interior design to SAD and taxes, The Year of Living Danishly records a funny, poignant journey, showing us what the Danes get right, what they get wrong, and how we might all live a little more Danishly ourselves.
In this new edition, six years on Helen reveals how her life and family have changed, and explores how Denmark, too – or her understanding of it – has shifted. It’s a messy and flawed place, she concludes – but can still be a model for a better way of living.
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LibraryThing ReviewComentário do usuário - VictoriaBrodersen - LibraryThing
Is your sense of wanderlust meek but growing? Do you have a spouse that seems to lead the charge with bringing adventure into your life? Well so did Helen Russell. When her daily grind finally ground ... Ler resenha completa
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Helen Russell is a London-based journalist working long hours to further her career, but finding herself feeling more stressed than satisfied. When her husband is offered a job working for a Danish ... Ler resenha completa
September Butchers Bakers Culture Makers
October In Sickness in Health
November Here comes the SnowSleetSouldestroying
December Trusting the Taxman or Woman
Christmas God Jul
Made in Denmark
Top nine tips for living Danishly
August The Kids are Alright
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