Monthly Archives: January 2015

Furniture makers weaving joy

Located in the heart of the chaotic, but vibrant district of Nørrebro in Copenhagen, Rud Rasmussen´s Snedkerier has been producing iconic furniture for 145 years. It is somewhat incredible that this unique joinery workshop, renowned world-wide for its hand-crafted cabinet making, has for decades survived the upheavals of urban planning, economic collapses and ever changing trends in […]
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Baisikeli: Bike rental with a twist

  Finally, I have found a home for my cherished MTB. Assembled by the bicycle master-craftsman himself, Rasmus Gjesing, Cykelmageren, 11 years ago, the bicycle with it´s Garibaldi red frame, a reference to my beloved Nottingham Forest, has been a constant companion until a tumble into the harbor some years ago. It´s mechanical parts were beginning […]
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Copenhagen´s honey pushers

Whilst our chubby honey pushers are taking a well deserved winter break, I have been overwhelmed by the passionate endeavors of Copenhagen´s beekeepers, ensuring that the city secures a healthy bee population and putting Copenhagen firmly on the urban farming map. 10 years ago it was quite a different picture with a dwindling bee population […]
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Copenhagen 2015: Don´t blend in, stand out.

Copenhagen resembles most other cities after a night of celebrating New Years Eve. Broken and slightly battered, would describe the city´s most popular squares and public spaces after last nights raunchy celebrations. However, the one caption that caught my eye this morning was a post on Facebook by the photo journalist, Niels Hougaard, working for […]
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