Desperate to Learn English

I told you about our English friends visiting our family in 1962 in Copenhagen. I was 11 years old and at that time school children only started to learn English from the fifth class that would begin after that summer holiday. I missed the family and especially their boys from the moment they left, and I wanted to write a […]

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Bill & Ruth

I have updated this post originally published December 30, 2014   We didn’t have television until the beginning of the sixties. One day my parents and my twin brother and I were watching something. Suddenly Montgomery is seen in his open car coming slowly through a street in Copenhagen with four British soldiers on motorbikes at each side of the […]

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The Blitz & the Children

I am deeply fascinated about how people solved the problem of saving their children during war-time. I have written some posts on that issue. I am using a new photo App called Mesh, recommended by the WordPress staff. Helping Children in Hard Times Children Evacuated During the Second World War in England A good HomePage on this

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Manchester Art Gallery

I would recommend a visit to the Art Gallery in Manchester. What made an impression on me was their choice¬†of painting from the Pre-Raphaelite¬†period from the mid 1800. The movement was a reaction against art using the Greek mythology and they wanted to show life as it was as well as using many biblical motives and themes from literature. The […]

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