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.
Today, everything moves fast. There is a risk that we lack manual skills.
Like so many bloggers of my age, I don't like to lose control of the old way of writing. I will have to give it a try or give up
An historical exhibition with a seldom mixture of view into former times and modern beauty ideals
Gavnø is one of many castles or palaces in Denmark where the park and part of the interior are open for the public. Gavnø is known for its excellent flower exhibitions following the different seasons. A few weeks ago, my husband and I spent some hours in the park. I have a vague memory of visiting with my parents to […]
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
Christiansfeld is both an exceptional town built on idealistic moral principles and stands as a memorial for the reunion of lost Danish land after WWI
Last week, I showed you the stately building of the children’s tuberculosis sanatorium. Today’s post is on the treatment or cure at the same place during the years of operation from 1911-1959. The old photos are from a brochure on the subject from the Danish Museum for Nursing History. The last one is from a visit to the museum. Some children […]
At the beginning of the 1900s, both adults and children suffered and died of tuberculosis. Medical science showed that fresh air and sunshine were essential for healing and a committee prepared a prestigious building project in Kolding, East Jutland in Denmark. Experts thought that to place children at adult hospitals was unacceptable. The money was collected by people who bought […]
Denmark is known for the many bicycles. I used my bike as a means of transportation for many years. Then not so much...
Philadelphia Historic District THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that […]