Monthly Archives: July 2015

Nannies and libertarians

As soon as the sun appears people gather to have a drink in the sun, not a licence beer garden, but any public place. Photo: Mick. 2015.

As soon as the sun appears people gather to have a drink in the sun, not a licensed beer garden, but any public place. Photo: Mick. 2015.

When Danes complain they live in a nanny state, I often wonder what they mean. Compared to Australia, Danish governments are mere novices when it comes to make rules that take responsibility for our choices away from the individual.

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Affluence and effluence

The soon over RF15. Photo: Lone. 2015.

The moon over RF15. Photo: Lone. 2015.

I have been a bit distracted from writing in the last few weeks. One reason is the visit by my 18-year-old son, who did long-haul travel from Australia to Denmark for the first time on his own. Another is the abundance of activities going on in Copenhagen coinciding with summer’s arrival – if momentarily.

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