The cholera epidemy in Copenhagen in 1856 resulted in an increased interest in creating healthy housings for working-class people who died in great numbers by infections. Renowned architects created the houses uniquely, and they are still attractive today. The streets close to the beach of the Swan Mill in Eastern Copenhagen are all named after composers. At the time they were […]
Exploring our countryside has a healing effect
In Glyptoteket, you have the beauty of architecture and Carl Jacobsen's valuable art collection from ancient times until his contemporary time.
Looking back in history to the German occupation and simultaneously longing for a future where freedom is regained
I was on my bike today on the road in an industrial area of my town. Normally not an attractive place but today was different. A light blue American Veteran car, a Buick, was parked, which forced me to stop to take photos. The color, shape, and quality stood out and reminded me of my childhood. Not that we in […]
Three years ago, my husband and I went to California to meet with a blogging friend and her family. It was a precious moment as Paula has Danish roots and in her eighties. How I wish we could meet again. We visited Solvang for some short moments enough to feel the atmosphere. It seemed to be more Danish than Denmark. […]
As a young person, I went everywhere in Copenhagen by bike. I thought I knew every corner of it. Thirty years ago, I moved away from Copenhagen, and now as a retired health visitor, my husband and I explore places when visiting our children. One of the places we went to last weekend was Norrebro, an area of Copenhagen where […]
When I visit my friend who allowed me to take pictures of her displays of toys and things from the old days, I always see something new
Ribe is a magnet for turists from all over the world for the old cultural sights and listed houses
Walking around in a beautiful old city carries many emotions longing back to our youth but also shows the dark history of unwanted but innocent persons getting caught and sent to their death.