Author Archives: millscph

Musling Bistro, A Rendezvous Worth Sharing

10 years ago, I sat rather nervously in one of Paris’s oldest restaurants, the splendid Brasserie Bofinger. I was preparing myself for my first encounter with oysters, a life of navigating around this delicacy had come to an end in this establishment on the rue de la Bastille. Since slurping through that tray of a dozen Gillardeau […]
Read More »

Sluseholmen In November

As I prepare for my daily ritual of resetting my mind, body and soul by dipping into Sluseholmen’s perfectly chilled harbor waters, I notice the Copenhagen’s skyline has been replaced by dense fog. Not the smog that is ravaging Delhi, Beijing and Paris, but good, old-fashioned November fog. A poem for November. For some reason, […]
Read More »

Vegetarian Cuisine Taken To New Heights In Copenhagen

  How the culinary scene in Copenhagen has developed since the millennium is nothing more than a miracle, especially for the vegetarian, pescatarian and vegan community. Gone are those bleak years when vegetarians were subjected to one humiliation after the other. Today, non-meat eaters, with yours truly amongst their numbers, are being fettered with inventive, visually […]
Read More »

Neoclassicism Rules In Copenhagen

A blanket of fallen leaves weave golden hues hailing in an Autumn season in Kongens Have, The King’s Gardens, in the heart of Copenhagen. The former summer palace and now a popular culture-café, Herkules Pavillion, is preparing to close down for the winter. A hint of hibernation is in the air. A walk along the […]
Read More »

Stevns Klint, A Coastal Walk On Copenhagen’s Doorstep

As Copenhagen goes down a gear or two for the Autumn holidays, the locals are heading for the capital’s international airport, queuing for something that can make up for a lost summer. For us left behind, the prospect of another damp, grey week seems unbearable and yet on Copenhagen’s doorstep there is joy to be […]
Read More »

Købmagergade 33, Arket Moves In

Arket, the latest addition to the H&M stable, moved into 1000m² of the ground floor at Købmagergade 33

Copenhagen: A Sanctuary For Healing

The Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center For Cancer in Copenhagen beamed as the facade captured the rays of a disappearing sun. Shining in a sea of red brick, steel and cement, the healthcare center has been receiving cancer out-patients and their loved-ones, providing a sanctuary for healing, counselling and rehabilitation since 2011.

Copenhagen’s Green Roof-tops

The skies above The National Archives green roof-top in central Copenhagen were layered in different shades of charcoal grey. A sudden gush of a cold wind and then a downpour that had tourists, locals and yours truly scurrying for shelter. Volatile deluges like this one, especially during the summer months, have in recent years become more […]
Read More »

Sluseholmen Captured In A New Light

11 years ago, the first wave of expectant residents moved into Sluseholmen and I among them. There was a pioneer spirit back then that brought many neighbors together and formed friendships for life. And from a theoretical master plan designed in Amsterdam, a neighborhood and a community gradually developed that still attracts architects, urban planners […]
Read More »

KU.BE: Culture And Movement In Playful Interlude

Entering KU.BE, I was immediately met by a shriek of laughter as a young mother landed in front of her slightly bemused child from the spiral metal slide in the play zone. It became quickly apparent this was no ordinary culture and performance center, as my journey through the 4.000m² dispersed on the 4 floors […]
Read More »