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Big news, big move. Goodbye London, hello…….

A fresh new start, Moving to Copenhagen.

After 13 years of living in London I will be shipping off and moving to Copenhagen! This probably isn’t much of a secret as I’ve mentioned my news on Instagram a few times but realised that I’ve neglected to announce it on my blog. Having visited Copenhagen multiple times now, for work and pleasure, it has become a place that I feel at home. I love London so much but I’ve needed a change for a while. After my many operations and long (ongoing) recovery, I’ve been finding London a little challenging. Looking for a calmer pace of life but not at a complete halt or that of a pensioner. I may not go out much these days but I still want to explore and have fun. I love cites, cycling, the sea, Denmark and design so Copenhagen will feels like a great next step.

Lots of people have asked me what will I do’ over there, for work etc. The simple answer is, exactly the same as I’m doing right now. I will continue to write for my blog and collaborate with various businesses if I see fit. What’s exciting is that I will have the chance to REALLY delve myself deep into the Scandinavian design world that I’m so enamoured with. I will be styling my Danish home with new finds, learning lots, discovering new designs, interiors and designers, I think I’ll be quite busy. DON’T WORRY, Hansel is coming with. His pet passport is ready and his Danish is coming along brilliantly. Did I mention that I don’t go out much?! haha 

Moving to Copenhagen, at home with Hannah in the house

We’ve found our new rental that we’re excited to live in. Though it’s smaller than my current home and with NO storage, it will be a challenge. BUT I’m a campaigner of minimalism and not the stark, no possessions kind, the minimalism that is liveable. I will be sure to practice what I preach. Now that the fantasy of moving to Copenhagen is becoming reality, I’ve had lots to sort out and do. Hanging my head in shame I have realised that I still have lots to learn about minimising my possessions. Moving is a great time to declutter and have a thorough rummage through my things and to plan my new Danish minimal home. Which I’m sure will lead to more blog posts on the reality of decluttering and minimising.

A fresh new start, Moving to Copenhagen. New fig tree

So, is it a fresh new start, turning over a new leaf? I see it as the next “logical” step in my life, mid-30’s, no kids, not married (Stephen and I are still together, he’s coming too), no mortgage and a life long health condition…what else would I do?! haha  Being sensible isn’t really in my nature, to do what’s expected, settling down in the suburbs of London and buying a house, isn’t in my nature either. So let’s have an adventure, discover and learn something new! I’ll let you know how I get on……

H x

*products featured…

Concave Vase designed by SØREN REFSGAARD for Stelton   |    Moebe oak frame   |    Things will work out print designed by People I’ve loved   |    Hay time hourglass   |    Archive box from Muji

All photography © Hannah Trickett / Hannah in the house 

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19 Comments

  • Reply Ab | These Four Walls blog July 18, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    So exciting! Good luck Hannah – it sounds like the perfect move for you! xx

  • Reply Jana July 18, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Squeeeeeee Im so excited for you, Stephen & Hansel!! Cant wait to give you a massive goodbye hug next week when I see you!! XXX

  • Reply Kate July 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    So damn excited for you Hannah – and of course, a teensy bit jealous! – and can’t wait to see your adventure unfold here on the blog and on Instagram! Oh, and I’m in Copenhagen next month too so will be hitting you up for all the cool places to hang out for sure xx

  • Reply Oldfashionedsusie July 19, 2017 at 10:24 am

    Ah congrats on this. You defo seem at home there. Here’s to a slower pace

  • Reply Rachel @ Fresh Design Blog July 19, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    How exciting! And I’m sure you’ll be right at home in Copenhagen. Look forward to reading more about your progress.

  • Reply Kimberly ~ Swoon Worthy July 19, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    What an exciting adventure for you! I’m so pleased for you, I have no doubt you’ll be right at home there xxxx

  • Reply Steph July 19, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    How exciting!! What a great opportunity. We’re visiting Copenhagen in a couple of weeks, never been before but heard amazing things about it

    • Reply Hannah July 20, 2017 at 2:49 pm

      thanks! Oh have fun,, I’m sure you will! xxx

  • Reply Candy Pop July 19, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    How exciting for you! I love Copenhagen and I’m looking forward to following your journey. I will miss you at blogging events – keep in touch! xx

  • Reply Stacey Sheppard July 20, 2017 at 1:35 pm

    Wow, I’m so envious of your exciting new adventure. I can’t wait to see all the amazing Scandi design you’ll be showing us as soon as you have it on tap! Good luck with the move!

  • Reply Jen July 25, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Good luck in your new adventure Hannah, can’t wait to follow your journey x

  • Reply david July 31, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    Good luck. Moving is always a challenge but it can bring so many good things. Youre going from one great city to another great city. I’m a bit jelous as your going on an adventure.

    It will be interesting to find out how you settle in Copenhagen.

    • Reply Hannah August 1, 2017 at 3:11 pm

      Thanks so much! It’s such an exciting time. I’ll try to document as much as I can! xx

  • Reply Darcey Croft August 2, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Wonderful, Copenhagen has a lot of style! look forward to reading about it Hannah!

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  • Reply Emma Thomas August 11, 2017 at 5:47 pm

    Congratulations! Moved from UK to Copenhagen last November and love it! Drop me an email if you want to connect… I’m trying to set up an online store promoting up and coming small local designer talent to ship to the UK, could do with someone to bounce ideas off!

  • Reply Sean Mahan August 23, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    Moving to a new place must be so exciting! Especially to a new city you already know and love… I’m happy for you!

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