Hygge. Pronounced ‘hue-gah.’ Unless you’re in our house, in which case it’s ‘hug.’ Or ‘higgy.’
It’s the Danish concept of living well, living simply and being good to yourself – and no ‘wellness’ guide can exist without it.
As far as I can tell I’ve been good to myself for several years. Too many, according to the waistband on my grey trousers…
But I’ve always been good at home. I’ve never set foot in Denmark. It’s on my bucket list: one of the countries I really want to visit. Copenhagen, and then a jaunt up the road to Aarhus (see above: pronounced ‘our house,’ obviously…)
And last week, for thirty glorious seconds, I was on the plane. [Read more…]