"To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me."
- Isaac Newton
Here are Amelia and Oliver once again, shy at first at their choice of photo location, but watch how they warm up!
... med farmor og farfar!
That means 'with dad's mum and dad's dad'. I think it's a really wonderful Danish way to refer to grandparents - as mum's mum, dad's dad, etc. This way it is clear which grandparents are being referred to - maternal or paternal. Maybe it doesn't really matter, but it's come to be the normal way for me having been immersed in Danish culture for so long (and I also now only know my weight in kilograms!). A couple of weeks ago, my parents were picking up my daughter from daycare and I found myself looking for the right word to tell the pedagogues (another Danish-ism) who would be arriving for her. I settled on...