The Year of Living Danishly

The Year of Living Danishly

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When she was suddenly given the opportunity of a new life in rural Jutland, journalist and archetypal Londoner Helen Russell discovered a startling statistic: the happiest place on earth isna€™t Disneyland, but Denmark, a land often thought of by foreigners as consisting entirely of long dark winters, cured herring, Lego and pastries. What is the secret to their success? Are happy Danes born, or made? Helen decides there is only one way to find out: she will give herself a year, trying to uncover the formula for Danish happiness. From childcare, education, food and interior design to SAD, taxes, sexism and an unfortunate predilection for burning witches, The Year of Living Danishly is a funny, poignant record of a journey that shows us where the Danes get it right, where they get it wrong, and how we might just benefit from living a little more Danishly ourselves.Now that Lego Man and I have all this free time, we need to work out how to fill it. At home, this wouldna#39;t have been a problem. At home, we had a social life, as well as an extended circle of friends and family we kept meaning to see but didna#39;t anbsp;...

Title:The Year of Living Danishly
Author:Helen Russell
Publisher:Icon Books - 2015-01-08


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