Dislikes & Likes  

  The Dislikes To see a pregnant and smoking woman in a pedestrian street in my home town Beautiful baroque opera music with singers wearing vulgar costumes “The Fairy Queen” by Henry Purcell People talking loud in their phones on any subject while you hear the counterpart in a bad loud-speaker When at our hotel breakfast room other guests insist […]

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The Unseen Playmate

Today I happened to read a  children’s poem by the famous Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson. (1850-94). He lived in Edinburgh and you “can meet him” at the Writers’ Museum in Edinburgh  where some of his belongings are shown. His Treasure Island was performed at my oldest boy’s school back in 1986 by pupils from six years’ old to twelve […]

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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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Paula’s Book Release

One of the exciting things about blogging is the sudden windows into other people’s lives and back grounds far away from yourself. The internet brings us so close together and it is like we get to really “know” each other. With Paula Pederson  I almost feel we are family. Her father was a great builder of Seattle and he died when Paula […]

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