On a cold and windy Whit Sunday, on our way home from a trip to Zealand, Henry and I went to a war memorial at a churchyard placed high in the countryside of Langeland, a narrow island between Funen and Zealand. Thirteen British, Canadian and American Airmen were buried here at Magleby Churchyard. Six British and Canadian airmen are still […]
Why do so many brilliant minds stay quiet about what is known to damage small children?
I didn’t know then, but a week after my return from a journey to Tashkent, Uzbekistan via Moscow in August 1991, the communist regime had fallen. The year before, I had relocated from Denmark to Uppsala, Sweden, to attend bible school. Since my youth, I heard stories about the suppression of conscience and thought in the Soviet Union. After one year of […]
Exploring our countryside has a healing effect
In the corner of Bispebjerg cemetery in Copenhagen, you can find different categories of war victims. At one spot lies the remains of German fugitives and executed German soldiers who deserted the war while in Denmark. Then you have several Danish resistance fighters slain by the occupiers or dead in the concentration camps. At their side are Danish Police officers […]
In Glyptoteket, you have the beauty of architecture and Carl Jacobsen's valuable art collection from ancient times until his contemporary time.
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
I find his style both classic, beautiful and modern at the same time and would love to go back to the United States and find many more of his paintings
Your inner compass or conscience tells you if you would risk your life for others or not
Before the French Revolution, Denmark was a great Naval Nation but lost most of its fleet as we were allied with Napoleon.
Homemade fever tree syrup to strengthen our immune system against viruses.