The word Nimbus refers to a motorbike made in Denmark. I grew up with the sound of this as our neighbors had such a motorbike from the 1930s. Fisher & Nielsen created this motorbike in 1919 and stopped the production in 1960. The peak period for the motorbikes was in the thirties. The firm is mostly known for making vacuum […]
Trinkets from a distant time link the generations together
On the 13th of July I always think about the many lovely birthdays that my mother had. She always arranged and cooked everything herself....
Primo Levi describes the humiliation of being a KZ prisoner and the traits of those who are in charge. The mothers prepare as much as possible for their small children the night before they leave the transit camp for good. They didn't forget napkins, cushions or toys. Wouldn't you do the same if you and your child ware to killed tomorrow?
A great loss was the beginning of a wonderful love story and a life long gain.
Looking back it is hard to believe that I made that journey with four small children. I couldn't do every thing right, but I did it in faith.
When you can't afford to travel with your family you can invite tourists instead to your home and occasionally get friends for the rest of your life.
The only thing New York and Ribe had in common at the time of Jacob A. Riis was the high rate of child mortality due to bad housing, bad sanitation and serious infections. Jacob A. Riis became a pioneer in changing this in New York in his time more than a hundred years ago.
Tivoli is one of my favorite places in Copenhagen. Old fashioned and still things are renewed like the opening hours at Christmas time. I am sure many tourists treasure this place in the centre of Copenhagen.
Retrospectivly I realise that before getting children you should work on your own character to be able to manage that enormous tast it is to bring up children successfully.