Font and flavour, Scandinavian moments with Nordic Bakery

Nordic Bakery's Miisa Mink new book 'Font and flavour' goes beyond wholesome recipes and dives further into the Nordic culture to explore what Scandinavian moments really are all about - and why they may be so important to you too. The new book 'Font and flavour' unveils the essence of the Nordic spirit through a series of photographs and lifestyle inspiration - arguably the coffee table book of...

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Looking for a Hygge Book to learn How to Hygge?

If you are still unsure about the concept of Hygge and how to create a bit of Hygge for yourself and in your home, read on. We've searched high and low both in our local book stores as well as online, to present to you a selection of books who tell you 'How to Hygge'. There are numerous books with a distinctly Nordic flavour this autumn, as publishers jump on the Scandi-wagon and try to emulate...

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Creative Children’s Spaces – A Fresh Take on Kids Design and Interior

Multi talented and creative stylist and shop owner Ashlyn Gibson has published her new book 'Creative Children's Spaces' where she's exploring colourful and creative family homes. Discover fresh and creative children's design and also how you can create space for children in your home and life. Creative Children's Spaces goes beyond showing us stylish and cool design for kids. In the book Ashlyn...

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Courage – Vulnerability – Credibility Confessions of a Female Leader

One of Scandinavia's most successful woman in business has chosen to spend her gardening leave writing a book before she embarks on the next chapter of her carrier, Head of Innovation Norway. The essence of this inspiring read is the importance of believing in yourself, thinking no obstacle would be to big, as a woman and as a leader. I've been following Anita on Twitter for a while and was...

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Anjas Arctic Fairytale The Christmas Wish, a Classic Christmas Story

A new classic Christmas story, enchantingly illustrated with with extraordinary fairytale photographs that will have readers of all ages believing in the magic of Christmas. This is the book you'll look forward to bring out for the holiday season, year after year. Long ago, a brave little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves. So she leaves a note for her family and helps her elderly...

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Creative Family Home, an inspirational book for modern family living

Ashlyn Gibson is not afraid of prints, colours or clashing various of styles together. And she's certainly not afraid of children visibly living in the family home. With her new book Creative Family Home she's guiding us through various of inspirational ideas on where to start and how to achieve a living space and a home that's well suited especially for the modern family. Creative Family Home...

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Carl Larsson -a Swedish painter, interior designer and family man

Carl Larsson (May 28, 1853 – January 22, 1919) was a Swedish painter and interior designer, representative of the Arts and Crafts Movement. His many paintings include oils, watercolors, and frescoes. Despite a difficult and poor childhood in Stockholm his artstic talent got him through art studies and led him to France where he also met his wife. He became indeed very much a family man,...

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Children’s book review: The Moomins and the Great Flood

The Moomins and the Great Flood was the first ever Moomin book, written by Finnish author Tove Jansson and published in 1945. Tove Jansson later said: The story is quite influenced by the childhood books I had read and loved" She also mad a point out of deliberately avoiding princes and princesses in her fairytale and rather create a story around a troll. The Moomintroll travel through a dark and...

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A Scandinavian Christmas by Trine Hahnemann

A few weeks ago we were invited to the launch of the Scandinavian Christmas by Danish chef Trine Hahnemann, at La Fromagerie in London. Trine had gathered press, foodies, family and friends to introduce her finished project; A beautifully packaged book including 70 Christmas recipes so we can all celebrate Christmas the Scandinavian way! In this book, Trine is not only sharing her favourite...

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Roald Dahl Day -with Norwegian roots

Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Harald and Sofie Magdalene Dahl. Dahl's parents had emigrated to the UK from Norway, and settled in Cardiff. Dahl was named after the polar explorer Roald Amundsen, a national hero in Norway. He spoke Norwegian at home with his parents and his sisters Astri, Alfhild, and Else. And the children were all christened at the Norwegian...

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