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Christmas Crush: Jana and Mikkel

Dancing physics queen Jana, 28 and sporty social work student Mikkel, 25 met among hipsters and wild game in Vesterbro favourite, Café Dyrehaven

Jana and Mikkel are sitting in one of the diner-style booths of Dyrehaven. The café is a bit of a mecca for Vesterbro’s hipster crowd, who fight for precious real estate on the outdoor tables, or enjoy the funky decor and chilled atmosphere inside. However, not everyone is equally impressed.

“I am not a big fan of dead animals staring at you while you have your coffee,” says Jana, pointing to the vast collection of hunting trophies hanging from the walls.

Rate this place for a date:
Jana: On a scale from one to ten, we are hitting fairly low.
Mikkel: Erm.. I actually like it! I don’t think the hunting theme is too bad.

What is your life philosophy?
Mikkel: I have this quote that says that “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to is.” I can’t remember who said it, but I like the message.
Jana: It’s a big question and I don’t have a quote ready! I just try take the fullest of every single moment.

Which art would you like to master?
Jana: Painting or dancing, but I can’t really pick one. You start something, you become sort of good at it, and then you see so many other things that you’d like. It’s never ending.
Mikkel: Music. I would really like to be able to play the piano.

What is your favorite piece of furniture?
Jana: Armchairs! I am unsuccessfully looking for one. Velvet, purple – can you help with that?
Mikkel: Mine is the couch. I am also looking for one.

What do you want to be in the next life?
Jana: Well, you really only have two options: man or woman. If we are talking career path, I would like to be a buddhist monk.
Mikkel: A football player.

Describe a cheap thrill
Mikkel: Going for a run, even more in the rain.
Jana: Meditation.

Which historical figure would you invite over to dinner?
Mikkel: Winston Churchill, to talk about the World War II
Jana: I had a big crush on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Because you know, he was so miserable and misunderstood. And French. I wish I lived in the Bohemian France, that would definitely be my cup of tea.

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