A Scandinavian School in the heart of London

Dania School in London is an independent, bilingual Danish and English day school for boys and girls aged between 3 and 11 years olds. The non-selective independent day school was founded to provide a high quality education with a holistic approach with plenty of outdoor education. Lessons are in English, while Danish is a core part of our curriculum. The forms are small with an excellent...

Confession of a Cookie Monster

theScandinavianDad made more Berlinerkranser (Norwegian Christmas Cookies) yesterday. And this morning he woke me up with a heart shaped on to accompany the latte he serves every morning. I'm afraid it was gone before I got my camera out... And now, walking into the kitchen, this tower of yummy Christmas Cookies greets me. Do you think he'll notice if some of them will disappear? I mean, one is...

First Sunday of Advent

The advent candle, to be found in most Scandinavian homes during the advent time, is four candles placed in the 'adventsstake', a tray or candleholder. Traditionally purple candles are used but as the 'all white Scandi Christmas' white is popular this is often seen too. One candle is lit every week starting on the first Sunday of Advent up until the fourth and last Sunday before Christmas Eve....

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Christmas is traditionally celebrated on the 24th of December in Scandinavia. But it starts way before that with shopping for gifts and Christmas clothes and preparations of decoration and all that glorious Christmas food. The Christmas season starts with the first Advent, which falls on Sunday the 28th of November this year. Advent is the time to start decorating your home with an abundance of...

Christmas cards the Scandinavian way

It's that time of the year again... Yes, I know it's a bit early, but I couldn't resist not sharing the simple Christmas cards from danish design company Minimega in such rich and delightful colours. Also if you start up now you might even have time to enjoy writing all the cards! Available in the shop primo November at www.minimega.dk Photo: Blog by Minimega