DSLR, Musing

islands brygge hooky, aka the boys and girls of summer

I met a group of young Danes on the waterfront on Monday. They were enjoying the weather, drinking beer, playing music. One of them lingered behind, shy and awkward, as the rest stripped off to their swim trunks and jogged around the dock before taking the plunge into the cold, cold water. “It’s a little like a–how do you say? A test of manhood,” they told me.