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Faites (Ne faites pas) le 1 ou le 0…

I work in the magical sphere of technical support. Meaning I spend a LOT of time on the phone. And there is one thing that has been driving me nuts for years… Let me explain Québec’s area code system… The Province is divided into 4 regions which have a three digits area code. 418 –…… Continue reading Faites (Ne faites pas) le 1 ou le 0…

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Shower day (not international)

Just out of bed, with sticky eye corners and all. Sitting on the couch, wrapped in a blanket, thinking how good a millionaire I would be. It is grey outside. Grå. I don’t have a commun disease in Québec, drawing people to keep a close track of the upcoming weather. People here visit weather websites,…… Continue reading Shower day (not international)

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First attempt with Danish poetry…

Seems my intensive reading tonight has inspired me to write too… So here’s a first attempt.   Jeg har hende, du har ham… Hvem er vi, egentlig? Hænder bundet, blindede øjne… Er vi fri? Mange gange omkring hinanden Aldrig samme sted, samme tid Stående i stilhed på søen Håber isen ikke bryder     Special thanks…… Continue reading First attempt with Danish poetry…

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Halfdan Rasmussen…

New Danish lesson next Friday! Yay!! I really have to work on my homework, but something is drawing my attention away from the dictionary; Halfsan Rasmussen’s ABC poems. For people familiar with Mr. Rasmussen, my interest might look a little bit weird. The ABC collection is a bunch of short poems written for young children.…… Continue reading Halfdan Rasmussen…