Ribe, the small Danish town on the Jutland peninsula, is like a picturesque manifestation of all the European towns you see in films like In Bruges, Chocolat and Hot Fuzz. But for all its pretty cobbled streets and chocolate box houses, Ribe is rife with peculiarities. There’s the dog-breeding scheme, for staters, which has the aim of creating a mutt—the ‘Dogma’ or ‘Ribehund’—without any pedigree recognised by the Danish Kennel Club. One of the preferences is that a Dogma should be shaped to neatly fit inside a bicycle basket or a rucksack and, each summer at Riberhaus Castle Hill, a ‘fashion’ show takes place to showcase the latest litters of these portable, wire-haired dogs and celebrate the success of the[…]