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 on 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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The Joys of the Free Museems in London

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 […]

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Free Sightseeing in London – the parks

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 […]

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