Hygge

 

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Apparently the Danish word ‘hygge’ – pronounced hoogah – was chosen one of the trending words of the ill-fated year 2016. It has to do with cosiness and comfort and how to survive a long cold winter.¬†Candles – a soft, kind, romantic light.¬†Chatting with friends.

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Chatting with friends about books. Finding faces in cookies…

Books – to escape into different worlds without the use of technology.

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Walking and bicycling – exercise and transportation rolled into one – no pollution either.

Knitting – most therapeutic and producing endless cosy wooly hats for which there may or may not be takers….

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It all sounds splendidly friendly and lazy and not striving at all…

Home made soup, perhaps and paper whites at the window.

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porridge

oatmeal

etc etc

I’m sure comfort also lies in having access to health care etc etc…

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I discover I am wonderfully in tune with the times and didn’t know it.

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Happy New Year!