The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country

The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country

by Helen Russell

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ISBN-13: 9781785780233
Publisher: Icon Books, Ltd. UK
Publication date: 04/12/2016
Pages: 354
Sales rank: 47,781
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Helen Russell is a journalist and former editor of MarieClaire.co.uk. She now lives in rural Jutland and works as a Scandinavia correspondent for the Guardian, as well as writing a column on Denmark for the Daily Telegraph, London.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Making Changes - The Happiness Project ix

1 January - Hygge & Home 1

2 February - Forgetting the 9-5 35

3 March - Leisure & Languages 61

4 April - Great Danes & Other Animals 87

5 May-Traditions & Getting Told Off 105

6 June - Just a Girl 131

7 July- Going Away & Playing Away 159

8 August-The Kids are Alright 183

9 September-Butchers, Bakers & Culture Makers 211

10 October-In Sickness & in Health 239

11 November - 'Here comes the Snow/Sleet/ Soul-destroying Darkness…' 259

12 December-Trusting the Taxman (or Woman) 283

13 Christmas - God Jul! 303

Epilogue: Made in Denmark 337

Top ten tips for living Danishly 349

Acknowledgements 353

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