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Shlomo Katz

A miracle in the middle of the deepest darkness I listen to a classical radio station while driving car as well as at home. I heard about pieces of music that listeners wanted to trace. We were told about a then 27-year-old old Jewish cantor Shlomo Katz from Romania was ordered to sing in a concentration camp in 1942 while […]

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Safe Motherhood Week

Motherhood shapes our future I was asked by Irish writer and editor Danielle Barron to contribute to this EU campaign on this important task. The campaign runs every first week of October to create awareness for healthy pregnancies and safe motherhood. This year we are seeking prominent health bloggers on the topics of pregnancy, motherhood, and maternal health, across Europe, […]

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Other Thoughts on Hospitals

My post on a new hospital being built-in my neighbourhood got me in contact with some of you my precious blogger friends. Molly, a nurse from Maine has a blog called “Shallow Reflections” and she wrote: This sounds like an intriguing design and I hope you do a follow-up on how things are going after it is open for a while. […]

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Deleting History

Quote from my blogger friend Paul Soren.   Please go to the post via the link above While I’m talking about commemorating things I want to refer to the growing debate about memorials to past historical events that some people want to pull down. I’m not in the business of re-writing history to suit current sensibilities. I know that someone’s hero […]

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Ars Nova Copenhagen

Music of the Tudors The title and subtitle refer to a choir concert I heard today in the cathedral of Aarhus, one hour’s drive from my home. The choir is called Ars Nova Copenhagen. The choir music was written about five hundred years ago in the English Tudor style. I don’t know how many voices there were. Twelve singers and […]

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A Patient Friendly New Hospital

A series of vignettes on a theme of hospitals Today we had “an open house” at our new hospital is being built a few kilometres from our house. The mid-west region of Denmark is gathering all of its wards and functions in one place on a field near a railway. After it was decided to build here a highway has […]

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