All posts tagged: walking

The Six Forgotten Giants of Copenhagen

Before I begin, I’d like to thank my friend Lottie for being so kind as to share her own Copenhagen adventures on her Instagram stories. Without this, I’d never have known that The Forgotten Giants existed and wouldn’t have had this experience. Social media is such a positive force when in the hands of good people. You can find her on Instagram or read about her trip to Copenhagen on her blog. The Six Forgotten Giants are breathtaking art installations from Danish artist, Thomas Dambo. They’re dotted along a walkable trail in Copenhagen’s outskirts and countryside, and their purpose is to encourage Copenhagen inhabitants to get out into nature. They’re not technically a tourist attraction (which, I must admit, endears me to them all the more) but if you’re a good map reader and can get your head around public transport, you’re more than welcome to enjoy them as a visitor. Thanks to our decision to find some giants being a relatively spontaneous one and our planning on the matter being just some scribbled train …

Happy (Easter) Sunday

It’s one of those rare Sundays that isn’t going to be followed closely by the dreaded return to work that Monday usually brings. For most of us, that is – my apologies to those who do have to get up in the morning, and even those who are at work today. Right now, I’m kicking back on my Nan’s sofa having just cooked and eaten a pretty great roast dinner. My only solid plans are writing the post you’re reading right now and eventually leaving this house and going in search of a Tom. I’ll probably eat some chocolate eggs at some point, too (which, to set some kind of bizarre personal record, I’m yet to do). I had my sights set on cooking lamb this year, but with a point blank refusal from Mum I went for chicken – and after seeing some of those babies frolicking around on the downs yesterday, I’m quite glad of that compromise. Nan cooked the chicken for me yesterday, which was a delightful surprise that led me to get …