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.
I reach out and take part in this blogging Event called “Wheresmybackpack“? I like to travel and to find motives worth remembering. This weekend I was in Copenhagen, the Capital of Denmark. We have a lot of old and new buildings to be “put in order and kept” in a blog post. Kastellet is an old military citadel still […]
The word Nimbus refers to a motorbike made in Denmark. I grew up with the sound of this as our neighbors had such a motorbike from the 1930s. Fisher & Nielsen created this motorbike in 1919 and stopped the production in 1960. The peak period for the motorbikes was in the thirties. The firm is mostly known for making vacuum […]
The so-called Radio House / ( Radiohuset) was almost completed in 1941. The architect is Vilhelm Lauritzen and the style is very functional “Funkis Style”. The concert hall was not completed until 1945. As far as I know the Danish authorities did not want the occupying Germans to misuse this new venue. The last 6 years we have a new concert hall in another […]
A great loss was turned to a gain
I wrote about how my grandparents met as a result of a contact ad in a Newspaper in 1919. The post is called Serially Lost- Part Three. I would like to show you a little more about this fountain. It has changed its appearance over time, but it is still there today It was created by the cooperation of two famous […]
A great loss was the beginning of a wonderful love story and a life long gain.