Back to basics in minimalist cabin in Norway

The complexities of modern life will recede into the distance with a stay at Larsestølen in Skurdalen near to Norways oldest ski resort Geilo. Historically the mountain cabin was where farmgirls would spend theirs summers, herding the farm animals during the warmer months. Today, old meets new as the small log-house has been upgraded with a modern style extension. The panoramic...

7 things to buy during lockdown

Besides stockpiling everything and anything, from loo rolls to wine, what would you buy during lockdown? What would keep you entertained and happy? How to best spend your time or to make time pass... What would you need? Here's a a few ideas! A puzzle This new jigsaw will satisfy your need for a challenge, with the charming Moomin: A Dangerous Journey. This 1000 piece jigsaw is suitable for...

CIFF YOUTH SS21, taking place in Copenhagen, August 2020

With the recent turn of events, the Copenhagen based kids trade show CIFF Youth has been postponed and will now instead take place in August 2020. CIFF announced earlier this year a change of venue and dates for its Youth division. The kidswear trade show was to move into the Copenhagen city centre and take place in June, a decision that has now been revoked. Announced today was the news that...

How to Make your own Sourdough Starter

Have you been dreaming of the perfect sourdough bread, flavoursome and complete with golden crust? The first and most important thing you will need to get going on your new sourdough adventure is a starter culture. What is sourdough starter? The starter culture is a colony of wild yeasts that are now living in flour and water – nurtured by routine “feedings” to keep them...

Home based family activities

Being confined to our homes, with perhaps more times on our hands than what we are used to, I thought it could be useful to share a few ideas on how to fill the days with meaningful home based activities for the family. Write to friends and family. Photo: Freddy Castro Go old school! We are all in this together and to receive a handwritten card or a drawing, when separated can truly brighten the...