It’s enjoyable and free to look at buildings while travelling. In this post, I will show you some photos from a memorable journey to Washington D.C. this summer. For earlier posts on D.C.: George Mason Memorial, Constitution Gardens, The U.S. Navy Memorial and World War II Memorial. Everything is within walking distance, but if you want to see a lot in […]
Last Friday was a moving and memorable time for me. I met with my fellow nursing students for the first time since we graduated in 1975 at an old hospital in Copenhagen. I had feared that I couldn’t remember any of them but somehow I knew all of their names. You go through tough things as a student nurse a […]
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 […]
A Danish psalm is called something like the title of this blog post. In 1914 the father of Rued Langgaard died when Rued was 20 years old. The young man was a gifted musician and played variations over that psalm (“Mig Hjertelig Længes” in Danish) at the father’s funeral at Frederiksberg Church close to Copenhagen. The psalm is also used by J.S.Bach in his Matthew Passion, […]
Nyboder is a very nostalgic place for me to visit. I am reminded of history and people lived there in small flats with many children. Among them my grandmother more than a hundred years ago.
My approach to this task from the photo 101 course. In my home town student flats have just been built in the center of the town. The building in three levels are lifted up over a parking lot and a street. The color is white with white metal balconies with small holes as a fine embroidery.