"Oh, you're Scottish?!", exclaim the Danes. Before launching into, "I studied there!/We've toured around the highlands!" Or, "It looks so beautiful!/We would so love to go there!" (On a sidenote: when I worked in Luxembourg in the 1990s, the first comment I always got from Frenchmen was, "Oh là là - the film - Braveheart!")
Males Danes will then often make a joke about kilts.
Then straight after that comes the classic, "Well, hey, you must drink a lot of whisky!" To be honest with you, I can't stand the stuff... Give me a g+t!
And then there's the really weird stuff. Like when people start serenading me with that "classic" (and I used that in the loosest sense of the word...) Shubidua song "McArine" about the
But back to the referendum. Scotland said No (or "Naw") to Independence. Why? Well, you know, some things are just better together. Like skinny dipping (vinterbadning) in the Danish sea. Here's a selfie from this morning with my two bffs - my tartan scarf kept us nice and cosy! (Sea temperature was actually quite warm today, 16c/60f.)
And what did we have along with our cuppa (in addition to the usual cheeky banter) after our skinny dip? Scottie dog shortbread biscuits. Yep, got to love Scotland. Land o' (yummy) Cakes!
Have a fabulous Friday and a wonderful weekend. Together!