Anonymous asked: Have you seen the northern lights???
ELECTION IN DENMARK →
Post about the Danish election by a friend, Muhammad. Enjoy! :) But anyway, DENMARK IS NOW LED BY TWO WOMEN: Queen Margaret and PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt. I guess Beyonce is right: WHO RUNS THE WORLD? GIRLS!!!
So for my London trip, I have to decide between A.) a performance of Billy Elliot in the West End B.) a football (soccer) game between West Ham United and Derby County C.) both The deal is that we have two nights in London, and each of these is on a different night. If I want to have a night free (which I do), I just have to choose one. I’ve seen Billy Elliot before (on Broadway, yeah...
I am SUPER behind on this blog! I need to post everything that I’ve done since before my Brussels trip! I’m going to try to post a summary of what we did each day and then I will start on Mom’s visit :)
It’s probably not healthy how obsessed I am with Gaga’s Judas video.
It’s little, it’s modest, it’s Danmark!– Nina, my Danish professor
En lille sang...
Today in Danish we learned a song to help us remember vocab!! It was so cute but didn’t really make sense, haha. It goes like this: ”En sol, et ur, en mand der er sur, en kort, en lang, en trekant, en targ, en kløkker der siger ding dang!” In English: “a sun, a clock, a face that is sad, a short, a long, a triangle, a pole, a clock that says ding dong!”
In my Storytelling class, we are studying Celtic mythology. Today we learned about Vikings who “carved the blood eagle” on the back of an English king who killed their Viking king. This consisted of cutting open his back and flipping his ribs out so they looked like bloody wings. By the way, this happened while he was still alive. The Vikings were bloodthirsty, yo!
Professors in Denmark
Professors here are SO MUCH fun! They are really casual and say silly things that make class a lot more fun. Here are a few examples from this week that I thought were pretty hilarious (warning for semi-adult content!) Bettina, my European Storytelling (really Celtic/Nordic Mythology) professor: “Nic Cage is the anti-Midas — everything he touches turns to shit!” “Celts...
A little Danish lesson...
I was just emailing Grandma and telling her something new I learned in Danish… so I thought I would share with you, readers!! The Danish word for mother is “mor”, and the word for father is “far”. So grandparents are named: farfar — father’s father farmor — father’s mother morfar — mother’s father mormor — mother’s...
liquidserenase asked: NORAAAA I AM SO JEALOUS OF YOUR ADVENTURES IN DENMARK
Anonymous asked: Have you seen any celebrities lately?? If so, where? A friend.
What up tumblrites!!! (tumblarians? tumblritians?) Soooo I just got back from a week in Belgium! It was completely AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! It was definitely an experience I will always remember!! Later on I will post more info, but for now PICTURES! Love, Nora