The Joys of the Free Museems in London

And some special exhibitions spring 2016   Staying at the attractive Kensington as a tourist it’s easy to take a bus to Knightsbridge and from there walk to the Victoria & Albert Museum also called the V&A. It’s huge so priorities have to be made or more than one visit is also a possibility. This time I went to see […]

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Street

Assignment for the blogging course Photo 101 “Street” I am convinced that the photo I took a few years ago in London in New Bond Street is the same place as beneath painting by the famous Swedish painter Anders Zorn. The painting is at the permanent exhibition at Gothenburg Art Museum. It is difficult to take a picture of it as the painting is behind […]

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Things to do in N.Y.

How I long to come as a tourist once more in New York! I would choose a season with green leaves and flowers in Central Park and  see the same sights again and the ones I didn’t manage to  see last time five years ago. The things I treasure most is architecture, people, art museums, historical museums and parks. I was celebrating […]

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International Christmas Music Day

Today we have a live radio program on Christmas music from 12 countries in Europe. The transmission is done by the E.B.U. I am at the last hour listening as I write this. I was driving home after having driven my husband to his work I heard the transmission from Dresden Frauen Kirche. The famous church that was destroyed with a lot of […]

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Celebration of Sibelius’ 150th Birthday

The Finnish composer Sibelius  1865 – 1957, has been celebrated all year culminating yesterday at his birthday. Never before have I heard so much of his music in one day. All day via my Danish Radio and in the evening live transmission from the town Hämeenlinna he was born not far from Helsinki. All over Finland flags were raised for his sake […]

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