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From before Covid

This photo was taken in March 2019; who would have thought that one year later, our world had changed in a way we who are alive now have never witnessed. The photo shows an everyday situation here in Denmark. Since the 1980s, new mothers have gathered in groups according to the time of their newborn’s birth. They meet privately at […]

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Castellet in Copenhagen

Just to show you some historical buildings in Copenhagen which are still used by the military. The paths on the ramparts are ideal for walks and running exercise, and you get a view over the harbour and the area of the Little Mermaid. I have made posts before on this subject but in fine weather, the atmosphere and architecture inspire […]

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Turner at ARoS, an art museum in Aarhus

My last post was about the area in Aarhus that once was one of the barracks in Aarhus. Now a centre for culture, concerts and art exhibitions. ARoS is a spectacular building with a glass roof ring, a piece of art by Danish/ Icelandish Olafur Elisson. Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) was far ahead of his time. I can’t believe […]

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Autumn Pictures from Aarhus

Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark and only one hour’s drive from us. Whenever we go there, my husband is reminded of his time as a soldier in his youth. Standing on his post in front of the clock on the City Hall, time was put on a standstill, especially during the hours before dawn. Where the former barrack once was is now a music hall and a renowned art museum called ARoS Fifty years ago, my brother and I went for a holiday in Aarhus. He took a picture of me at the site of the pig sculpture. I remember I found it a bit ridiculous. It’s strange how some things get stuck into your memory forever.

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Hidden WWII History

I would have loved to have heard the story of this heroic personnel. All my life the WWII have had my interest. Recently I became conscious that the architecture is unique. The founders thought of healing via the beauty of architecture and the importance of fresh air and sunshine combined with the professionals' good care.  

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Simon Bang, a Danish Contemporary Artist

Years ago, my interest in WWII and my love for Copenhagen, our Danish capital, brought me in contact with the artist Simon Bang. At the time, I didn’t know that Simon Bang was a painter as we corresponded about historical subjects on a Facebook group on old black and white photos from our capital. Later on, I found his works illustrated on […]

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