Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Flollerbollers and a Danish World Tour

Had a lovely adventure going on holidays en masse to witness the nuptuals of two of among the nicest people I know in the world. They had a Danish/ Irish fusion wedding - with lots of interesting traditions which I'll tell you about in brief:
at the toasts, the happy couple had several feats to perform including kissing, then standing up on chairs while kissing, then climbing under the table while kissing etc etc... there was a slide show of the stag night... all the men in the room lined up to kiss the bride when the groom left the room and vice versa... then after the first dance the groom got his sock toes cut off, apparently to stop him from running away...
Anyway, if that wasn't good enough we had a lovely family holiday as well with lots of sunny memories being built and a healthy dose of Flollerbollers along the way... (Flollerbollers are the real reason I went to Denmark, they're like the heroin of smushy sweet white cakes covered in chocolate - unforgettable, unputdownable, ungettable anywhere apart from Daneland) I also performed the special effects poem at the 5am of the after wedding party... somehow remembering the words.
That's the craic, we're back now with the dogster after her holiday up the mountains, she seems happy enough to have us home as well.

8 comments:

Rachel Fox said...

Like the sound of those cakes!
x

Pure Fiction said...

Flollerbollers??? I'm married to a half-dane and I've never heard of them (tho they sound feckin delicious). Yum.

Domestic Oub said...

me want flollerbollers.

Niamh B said...

They're the BEST!!!
Rachel - get thee to Denmark.
PF - I can't believe he kept it from you all this time... question him closely about it. They are actually heaven.
Oub - me too, sigh, flollerbollerlicious

The Dead Acorn said...

Four flollerbollers a day doesn't sound like nearly enough.

Niamh B said...

Acorn, that would have been for those on a really severe diet.

Poetikat said...

You do know I'm married to a Dane, right?
I've been to a Danish wedding, but the couple was too old to get under the table! There was much carousing and singing. Did you drink the Aquavit? We're never without the stuff in our house!

Sounds like a blast! (I've never had a Flollerboller). Where in DK were you - Copenhagen, or elsewhere? Oh, I'd love to have a real conversation with you about your experience. Send me your phone number here: poetikat46@yahoo.ca if you'd like to chat sometime. (I have a good phone plan.)

Kat

Niamh B said...

What is it about danish people not telling their spouses about flollerbollers? I sniff a definite conspiracy...
We were up north in a tiny village called Vra, the beaches were only 20 mins away, so it was really pretty perfect... talk soon!