Monthly Archives: April 2015

Vipp: A Retail Space With A Conscience

Walking into the Vipp Concept Store in Copenhagen, on the first Saturday in April, it felt that Spring had truly arrived. The spacious showroom was already gathering a handful of inquisitive shoppers who were warmly greeted and masterly orchestrated by our store host, the charismatic  Jette Egelund. Within seconds, Jette took us on a Vipp journey, […]
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On The Cherry Blossom Trail In Copenhagen

For a few precious days in April, Copenhagen’s parks and cemeteries are punctuated by that majestic of sights, cherry trees in full bloom. Wades of wafting branches decked in pink blossom attract thousands of visitors to the city every year with the Sakura Festival bringing the curtain down on this life-affirming event. Every local Dane […]
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Designing Dementia Friendly Spaces in Copenhagen

Sitting with John is no easy task. His energy and enthusiasm for his two passions, music and developing dementia care, make it almost impossible for him to confine himself to the prison of a chair. I’m in Nottingham, the city where it all began, sitting with a friend I’ve known all of my adult life. […]
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Brief Encounter With Copenhagen´s Food Cooperative

Arriving at St. Pancras International in London on a busy Saturday morning, was something of a culture shock. Searcys Champagne Bar was overflowing with guests enjoying a glass or two before embarking on the Eurostar to Paris. The vibe was infectious, filling this part of this marvelous architectural masterpiece. Before embarking on my own train […]
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