A dear family member in Oregon took part in an event in Oregon last week. When I saw the header picture I recognized the famous “Dalar horse”.
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 on the internet. A […]
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 […]
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 […]
#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 […]
The crypt of St Martins-in-the-Fields is our favourite place to eat. You get traditional English dishes in a healthier edition and always plenty so that you can go on for hours. Many concerts are held in the church, mostly baroque, and we were lucky to arrive on the last day of Easter to hear Handel’s Messiah. Around the corner is Charing […]
And some special exhibitions spring 2016 Staying at the attractive Kensington as a tourist it’s easy to take a bus to Knightsbridge and from there walk to the Victoria & Albert Museum also called the V&A. It’s huge so priorities have to be made or more than one visit is also a possibility. This time I went to see […]
So much can be enjoyed in London for free. One possibility is the parks of Central London. The sculpture of Peter Pan Where Kensington Gardens meet Hyde Park the sculpture with Peter Pan and the figures of the children’s book is hidden. Nearest tube station is Lancaster Gate not too far from Kensington Palace where Princess Diana lived. I […]
In my childhood these posters could be seen in waiting rooms at doctors and dentists. These are ads for our national railway in Denmark called DSB.
Small glimpses from a visit to a newly opened art museum after a long period of renovation in the north of Denmark Aalborg this weekend.