Photo from Angela Hewitt’s annual Trasimeno music festival. Loving classical music I combine the passion with training my brain to remember things. Before I got to know and appreciate classical music I unconsciously did the same memory game as a teenager. What did I hear and which band was playing? The Beach Boys? The Kinks or the Animals? The Doors […]
My links: New York Road Runners – http://www.nyrr.org Goteborgsvarvet – http://www.goteborgsvarvet.se/en London Parks Foundation Half Marathon – https://royalparkshalf.com BMW Berlin Half Marathon – http://www.vattenfall-berliner-halbmarathon.de/en Ten years ago my daughter asked me to start running with her. The experience I had with running was exhaustion and losing my breath. I gave it a chance, pleased by her suggestion. I had never competed either. I […]
As I am always looking at mothers and their babies I saw a mother walking with her child in a push chair. The mother was walking in an awkward way, bent forward like a triangle. It really wasn’t a sight of beauty. My thoughts went back to the many occasions in public schools where I as a health visitor taught […]
To be twins is a certain kind of being together even when far apart!
Six years ago my beloved mother died in October. What I had feared as a child just happened. She said every autumn, that she had taken “the last Rose of the summer” from the garden. She was a rose herself. Always thinking about us her children and keeping her correspondence with many people all over family and friends. If she didn’t […]
To encourage your child to be able to express wishes will inevitably support his confidence.
German troops invaded Denmark in April 1940 and continued to occupy the country for the following five years. Before the war began the Danish government had been unwise to cut defence spending. Hence the people were ill-equipped to defend themselves. How they were to rue the desperate situation that followed. Recently, I read of a true hero from that time, […]