On our way to the ferry that takes us to Sweden from Frederikshavn in Northern Denmark we like to visit a special shop driven by an old woman in her eighties. The “antiques” she sells are put in neat order and arranged so that it’s like visiting a museum from our great grand mother’s time. Her white linen bedclothes […]
I have just completed a 7-week free music course on “The World of String Quartets” at the online course “Coursera”. Only when I began to take notes did I pass the questions from each week’s program. Coursera offers courses from many different universities in all subjects. This one was for the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in the U.S.A. […]
Today I saw the first daffodil on my running trail. I know it is seen earlier in milder areas, but I was touched when spotting it here in Denmark in my neighbourhood today.
#WeekendCoffeeShare in Dianas’ Part-Time monster blog If we were having coffee I would tell you of these two new investments in health I don’t like to talk about it but my back has felt stiff for years due to a curvature of the spine or just a result of being born two months prematurely. I never wanted it to hinder […]
Running a Half Marathon in Dresden was an excellent race and combining this event with seeing as many museums as possible made the trip so much more memorable.
A dear family member in Oregon took part in an event in Oregon last week. When I saw the header picture I recognized the famous “Dalar horse”.
Running a Half Marathon in Dresden I wanted to see as many cultural sights as possible at the trip as well as finding WW II
memorials in the streets
Shakespeare will never be forgotten. So many quotes are still in use although I guess his works are difficult to read today. I had a lot of work reading Hamlet at school many years ago. Clive gave me the challenge yesterday to find quotes so today’s choice is Shakespeare. Luckily “Quote art Pictures” can be found on the internet. A […]
My father kept a key behind a small picture painted by Matisse. It was the second key to the door from the cellar and out. We always got into our house that way. The first key sat in the lock inside the door. The extra key was used when the family went to bed at night. Did you lock the […]
Imagine to walk in the places where people have gathered for nearly a thousand years and think about the ways they created these big masterpieces of architecture