The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Norfolk Edition

Category: Trends

Add a little Hygge (n.) to your life

13 Oct 2016

I’m feeling a bit under the weather today so am posting this from my cosy bed (don’t worry, I’m wearing PJs) and – while typing – am reminded of a word that I have been hearing a lot recently: hygge.

Pronounced hoo-ga, the Danish word hygge roughly translates to ‘cosiness’ and is a concept that the Danes embrace (with gusto) to get them through the long, dark months (of which there are six in Scandinavia – can you imagine?!).

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