On one of our last days in Denmark we visited the cohousing community of Munksøgård in the city of Trekroner [near Roskilde]. It was really pretty, and they live such a bucolic way of life; we made dinner from their homegrown beef, potatoes, berries and milk!

IMG_1090 IMG_1087 The gardens, with family apartments behind

IMG_1091 IMG_1093 Oyster and mussel shells are a traditional roofing material in Scandinavia — it is practically free, and provides excellent drainage and even a bit of insulationIMG_1129 The inside of the community houseIMG_1089 I just loved this arrangementIMG_1081 This little Scottish Highland calf was killing me! He’s so cute!IMG_1080 IMG_1079 IMG_1085 IMG_1086Sheeps

My job at dinner was setting the table — which mostly consisted of gathering and arranging the dried up flowers and poppy pods we could findIMG_1095 IMG_1097 IMG_1098