The Great Day of Prayer

In Denmark we have many Bank Holidays in the spring. Not many people are actively Christians but they would be reluctant to see these holidays cancelled. One of these special days is this so-called “Great Day of Prayer” this Friday 30 days after Easter. The day before on Thursday evening we have a tradition is that you get warm fresh […]

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Visit a Design Store in my Town 

I would like to show you a shop filled with modern furniture and design interior things. The name of the store is X-Akt. You can see the many different things here. It’s tucked away and difficult to find even for me who have lived here for 21 years. It started as an appendix to a gas station but has developed […]

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Thee Days’ Quote-Day 2

Shakespeare will never be forgotten. So many quotes are still in use although I guess his works are difficult to read today. I had a lot of work reading Hamlet at school many years ago. Clive gave me the challenge yesterday to find quotes so today’s choice is Shakespeare. Luckily “Quote art Pictures” can be found at the internet. A […]

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Hidden Gems in Edinburgh

For a long time I have wished to go to Edinburgh and then we did this summer. As so often I don’t prepare too well in advance, but I knew that there would be a lot of old medieval buildings and narrow streets. Waiting for our plane at the Copenhagen airport a young man with kilt came form the arriving […]

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The Composer C.E.F.Weyse (1774-1842)

In the eighteen and nineteenth century learned people came to Denmark from Germany.  Weyse was the most celebrated composer in Denmark in his time called “The Golden Age”. As a composer who maintained the ideals of Viennese classicism in Danish music. He is perhaps best remembered today for his melody to Grundtvig’s hymn Den signede dag (The blessed day) and […]

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Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A

#WeekendCoffeeShare at Diana’ new blog space Part Time Monster If we were having coffee I would tell you that I got inspired to write this post because I found extra postcards form the V&A museum that I gave to a an American guest who came to us this week. She shares the same great grand father as my husband and […]

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