Who remembers this past fall when Aunt Oprah traveled to Copenhagen to see for herself why the city was named most livable in the galaxy?
If you missed it, Oprah is given a tour of a typical Copenhagen apartment by a typical Copenhagen woman:
The whole idea is that even growing families share very limited square footage, and so there is a reduction of stuff and a streamlining of what you do have. For instance in the case of this particular tour, Oprah is shown the children’s bedroom, which is just an elevated hole-in-the-wall containing only a bunk bed and a scattering of eco-friendly recycled wooden carbon-reducing organic wind-up toys:
Next the tour moves a few feet over into the dining area:
And then Oprah asks to see the bathroom, which also had walls of glass. And maybe no door.
And then the tour was over and Oprah was all, But what about the master bedroom? And the Denmark woman was all, You already saw the bedroom. And Oprah was all, Sister I’m sure I didn’t see no bade. And the Denmark woman was all, The bed is right there, next to the
toaster empty countertop.
coffee maker cuisinart day-old bread
Needless to say, this show inspired Bossy to pack one very small makeup bag with all her belongings and leave her family for a life in Denmark. The first thing Bossy did was locate an apartment online.
Want to see it?
Well, it has a light-filled living room:
It has a light-filled kitchen:
And it has a light-filled dining room:
Bossy is very happy in her new Copenhagen apartment with her makeup bag of belongings. In fact, Bossy even managed to hang a perfect curtain or two:
Bossy can sum up her longing to live in another country in this way: Thank gah in heaven international realty websites don’t take Paypal.
Which is what today’s Ten-Word Challenge is all about. In exactly ten words, can you tell Bossy where you would go house-hunting if you were to leave your homeland? And what are you looking for?
And be sure to check back later today for the most international comments on the web.
If you missed last week’s Ten-Word Challenge, click here to read all of the New Year’s resolutions made and not made by Bossy’s council.
If you enjoyed this post, you might like Bossy’s post about the television show House Hunters International.