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A Special Second Hand Shop

  On our way to the ferry that takes us to Sweden from Frederikshavn in Northern Denmark we like to visit a special shop driven by an old woman in her eighties. The “antiques” she sells are put in neat order and arranged so that it’s like visiting a museum from our great grand mother’s time. Her white linen bedclothes […]

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Let Social Media Inspire You

My blogging friend Carol is good at using Instagram and Twitter in connection with her blog. Please click on the link to find her original Instagram post via Twitter. In one of her other posts Carol describes how her ex husband was an expert in making their marriage look fine and normal even though she was held in captivity. Following is […]

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Elderberry Flower & Lemonade 

  A new app called “Vild Mad” is made by a Noma chef helping children to be able to collect things to be used for eating as spices or more integrated in dishes. Adults could learn a lot too. I know a bit and collect wild berries when I can find them or as for this post I would like […]

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The IKEA Museum in Sweden

This post is #4 in a series on places in Sweden. My husband and I took a car ride in Sweden and drove 2000 km in two weeks in May. #1 The House of Emigrants, #2 Two Old Town Centers in Sweden, #3 Huskvarna Factory Museum in Sweden. We took a long detour in the south of Sweden to see […]

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Friendship through Airbnb

 E.M. in Triathlon in Herning Denmark/ a half “Iron Man” was held in our home town Herning this weekend. My husband and I had the privilege to have been hosts for Robert Bacon a top athlete from Scotland. Robert booked us via the Airbnb app*. *The international firm Airbnb has a homepage you can download as an app on your […]

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Two Old Town Centers in Sweden

#2 in a series on a tour in Sweden in May 2017 In Sweden many houses are still wooden and are seen everywhere in the landscape. Houses in different colors often with white framing. The gardens have lawns and a few bushes or trees. In Denmark we have a tradition of hiding our brick houses behind hedges. In the 1960s many […]

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