Leah is a self-employed, hard-working winemaker from Oregon at the west coast of the United States. Last spring she and my husband Henry had found each other at “My Heritage”, and both were very excited to find out that they shared the same great-grandfather. His son immigrated to Iowa in 1893. This farm day worker travelled out in the unknown […]
Looking back 60-80 years at families with small children in the streets of Copenhagen
If we were having coffee I would tell you that a dream has come true. It’s an old dream and to go back to where it started would take you to Copenhagen 1975. As a young student nurse, my life had taken a new turn. I shared a flat with another student nurse in the area close […]
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.
29th of August 2015 the façade and window of this famous radio shop was inaugurated as a museum site with changing exhibitions from the Danish resistance movement during WWII. The shop was in the western part of Central Copenhagen and that whole area became known for their united front against the German oppressors. The photo in the middle is from […]
Trying to match the assignment of the 101 photo course. This new bridge in Copenhagen helps pedestrians and bicyclists quickly to move about in the inner Copenhagen. In daylight it’s even more beautiful. I am looking forward to go try it on a rented bicycle later in the spring and summer. It’s situated at the harbor just opposite the Royal Library called”The […]
At the Photo 101 course today’s assignment is “Connect and Social Medias”. For a long time I have wished to show you the old benches in Copenhagen. In Copenhagen we still have benches like the ones that existed a hundred years ago when my grandparents met each other. I always think of them when I see one of these […]
Sometimes we have a second to decide what to do in a situation, and we don’t always know the consequences of our choices. Last week I wrote about my aunt Eva in a post about some of her life. During the WWII her sister-in-law lived very close by Eva and her family. In the last year of the war, the […]
Just after the WWII, many children were born in Copenhagen my aunt Eva got her first three in five years. Lots of children were seen in the streets, and baby carriages were everywhere too. Press photos from Copenhagen My aunt Eva and my uncle lived near a famous church called Grundtvig’s Church. The row of flats was built […]
Sometimes things happens out of your control and you just have to solve the problems.