Paula Finds Her Roots

A book review on Mysterious Builder of Seattle Landmarks Three years ago when I started blogging I soon found Paula Pederson who blogs about finding traces of her Danish father Hans Pederson who a hundred years ago had built a lot of fine buildings, roads and railways in Seattle. After years of tracing him, her book was finally released February […]

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Holiday in California

#two in a series on first time Should any of you have been wondering why I haven’t been posting, I have a good excuse. My husband and I spent 15 days in California. This was the first time for me. The distance from Denmark and the huge difference in nature and size overwhelmed me even from before the departure. Mentally […]

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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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