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 […]
Just opposite the Kensington High Street tube station a beautiful church in the 13th century English Gothic style. It’s drawn back a bit from the wide pavement in a busy corner of two streets. In front of the church you see a WWI memorial decorated with wreaths of red poppies, the symbol of loss of soldiers in battle and beside […]
In my childhood these posters could be seen in waiting rooms at doctors and dentists. These are ads for our national railway in Denmark called DSB.
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 […]
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 […]
Small glimpses from a visit to a newly opened art museum after a long period of renovation in the north of Denmark Aalborg this weekend.
Link to original article from B.B.C. on Why Finnish babies sleep in a cardboard box? For 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It’s like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland make one of the world’s lowest […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sometimes you should have a look at your attractions in your home town