Today is the Centenary of the end of World War One. Last month Henry and I spent a day in the Imperial War Museum in London to see the porcelain poppies in remembrance of the fallen from that terrible war. The real flowers grew when the earth was thrown around due to massive bombings and became a symbol of the […]
In this memorial I see genuine grief expressed
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
I told you about our English friends visiting our family in 1962 in Copenhagen. I was 11 years old and at that time school children only started to learn English from the fifth class that would begin after that summer holiday. I missed the family and especially their boys from the moment they left, and I wanted to write a […]
Autumn in London I am far from finished sharing sights and photos from a trip this summer to Massachusetts, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Virginia but as I have just returned from London, I would like to show you a few sights where Hyde Park Corner and Green Park meet. I took part in a big Half marathon in the Royal […]
After the war all resources were scarce and families had to manage with a lot less than today. Through her character as I remember her and her letters she shows how she fights alone without complaining
Part Two Last week, I ended my walk at the Martin Luther King Memorial. Very close to that and still separated is The Korean War Veterans Memorial dedicated in 1995. From the homepage of the Korean War Memorial: The Korean War Veterans Memorial consists of multiple structures that honour those who sacrificed during the three-year conflict (1950-1953) that was the […]