Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Fika On Jægergårdsgade

Several days a week I enjoy to eat my lunch at Café Fika on Jægergårdsgade - Frederiksbjerg. A fresh salad with hummus enjoyed with one of the many homemade juices. I usually find a spot with a street view and use it as a little break, where I notice what is happening in my hood. Another Frederiksbjerg moment ;-).

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Yarnfreak Opening Day

Last Saturday turned out to be a splendid sunny day here in Aarhus. Unexpected visitors arrived from Copenhagen, market on Ingerslev Boulevard, Yarnfreak opening a bigger shop at Ingerslev Plads and a street party on Jægergaardsgade... The opening of Yarnfreek appeared to be very succesfull, and I'm looking forward to visit the shop again to get new knitting inspiration. It makes sence that Yarnfreak is now placed next to both the market and the little coffee shop - a cosy and interesting atmosphere is appearing arround that area. More to come...

Saturday, April 18, 2015


My "vår"/Spring sweater is finally done. Knitted with the finest silk/alpakka yarn from Sandnes Garn - Leila Hafzi - Model 8. I wear it all the time - and today I have started on a new knitting adventure...

Monday, March 23, 2015

Flower // Design // Twist

Last Friday I noticed the openening of BLOMST//DESIGN on Frederiks Allé 140. Today I stopped by for a visit, where I had a chat with the owner Marianne Nielsen. She had a shop in Risskov before - and after seven years there - she needed a twist. Her main idea is to sell alternative plants mixed with innovative design. I really like the way she uses the big windows and how tree shelves are covering a whole wall. Definitely a place I will visit again, when I need to find new plants, a pot or a present. Tjeck it out here.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Spring Forever Spring

Spring arrival is enjoyed with fruit, vegetables and flower purchases on the market at Ingerslev Boulevard. Near the end of the market a new coffee shop has opened - Go' Kaffe - perfekt place to bring my next visitor! At home I have finally finished my Mellow Sweater. Unfortunately the angora yarn is very fluffy, but hopefully it will be more co-operative after some washes... Now I'm working on a new sweater - more to come.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

To The Top...

... and down again on my little visit to MOMU - Moesgaard Museum - on a Tuesday. I had decided to walk most of the way from Frederiksbjerg to the new archaeological museum outside Aarhus. On my arrival I enjoyed a salmon salad and a view to the ocean. With renewed energy I went out on my exhibition journey. Both the archaeological exhibitions about the past and the exhibition about The Lives of the Dead caught my attention, and I felt like getting drawn into other worlds, scenarious and periods of life and death. None of my pictures caught the atmosphere, so you have to go there yourself. When I came home i had to knit on my Mellow Sweater to process my MOMU adventure...

Friday, January 23, 2015

Sore Throat / Glasses Arrival / Homeland

During the past week I have been indoors with a sore throat. The only thing who has worked is drinking tea with lemon, ginger and honney while watching Homeland on Netflix. Yesterday my Ace & Tate glasses - Nina - arrived from Berlin.... I like the nice designs, affordable prices and that they help people who need glasses in the developing world. I hope Ace & Tate can be bought in Denmark soon!
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