What is the ideal childhood? You are secure in the love of your parents and you get some of your desires of your heart?
Trying to catch the first memories of my life
A series of vignettes on a theme of hospitals Today we had “an open house” at our new hospital is being built a few kilometres from our house. The mid-west region of Denmark is gathering all of its wards and functions in one place on a field near a railway. After it was decided to build here a highway has […]
An attempt to describe a long travel in life to become the person I am
4 May 1945 at 8.35 p.m. was the moment where the message from the Free London Press was read aloud in the Danish radios. Those who lived and heard it will never forget and we who were born in the years afterwards still become very moved when listening to that speaker’s voice. He was suddenly interrupted as the message from […]
My grandmother Asta was born 1890 and died 1982. She has kept a lot of birthday cards and get well cards that I would like to show you. There is also a small book with her marks from school and texts on how to behave as a good and well-behaved school-child.
My mother's old baby clothes shown together with the family photos. Soon a hundred years old
Confirmation card from William’s sister Caroline, 4 April 1880 at Holmen’s Church She reminds him to remember his family who loves him and the trust in God for his life. A picture from his first year at school. William is in the blue frame. The boys wear sailor hats. This photo was taken at Stjernevej where sister Caroline lived with […]
My aunt’s four boys, my cousins Born in 1921 Aunt Eva would have been 95 years old today the 4th of February had she been alive. My grandmother Asta and her firstborn Eve, May 1921 As a child, I admired my mother’s sister Eva. She was full of humour, and she had four lively boys. […]
Taking in snowdrops from my garden Reminds me of my mother She was gentle and modest Always thinking of us and of people Who might need a letter or a call At her funeral stories were told of her kindness