Thinking about the uncertain and dangerous times of WWII, we are again in a war. This time it's a war on information and disinformation or a fight between good and evil
When put in a traumatic situation as a very young child, the facts about what happened can be impossible to fathom. I believe the youngest boy has suffered so much loneliness in Theresienstadt that his bitterness denied him to communicate with his siblings
Gunter Demnig's Stolpersteine project is the world's largest memorial with 74.000 brass 'stones' in 26 different countries.
2 Corinthians 4: 17-18
"For our light affliction and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal."
I saved a few photos for now regarding last week’s post on the new Metro Circle line in Copenhagen. Copenhagen Townhall Square is a special place for me as my grandparents met there in secrecy a hundred years ago. The Dragon Fountain still needs to be renovated to its former glory so I will wait to bring pictures of that part […]
For me, it is a dream come through to get this circular Metro Line in Copenhagen. I used to go by bicycle when I lived in Copenhagen as a young person. Now I live in another part of Denmark and enjoy to be able to get around very quickly.
My favourite place in Copenhagen is the Churchill Park near the before mentioned Gefion Fountain at the harbour. Since my childhood, I have been fascinated by the courage of the young Danish soldier Anders Lassen in British service during the war. In the park adjacent to the former Freedom Museum is his bust. The museum burnt down some years […]
On the 4th and 5th of May, We celebrated our 74th anniversary for our liberation from the German occupation. The hated blackout curtains were thrown out, and spontaneously candles lit up in windowsills. A custom still kept alive today by the older generations. In 1975, I had completed my education as a staff nurse at Bispebjerg Hospital in Copenhagen. Little […]
The Thorvaldsen’s The oldest museum (1848) in Denmark. Like Hans Christian Andersen, The sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) came from poor living conditions. Eleven years old Bertel Thorvaldsen was accepted at the Art School. He spent most of his working years in Rome and became a famous sculptor. The thirty years younger H.C. Andersen visited him more than once, and they became […]
Just to show you a little of Copenhagen where I come from, the capital of Denmark. My husband and I live in another part of Denmark where there is not as much sunshine as in Copenhagen. We were lucky this past weekend to have mild and sunny weather during our visit to Copenhagen. Thank you for walking with me […]