I value Winston Churchill highly and recognise him as an important figure for us to admire from the hardships of WWII. He was born for his time, and he knew it from his childhood
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 […]
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 […]
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
Be realistic about your skills orienteering at new places.
Be specific when you ask for help
Take an extra charger with you and some water
I am drawn to read about how children managed to survive the war. The hidden Jewish children and the evacuated British children. Those who were treated well by the saviors would be able to mirror that and would later chose to do good things for the future generations.
My mother met her English friend in 1946. This friendship has had a huge impact on me to such an extend that their interests has become mine and my lifelong love for England has come from that friendship.
I like that the old post boxes in England are made in such a strong cast iron that they are still in use daily one hundred years later
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 […]
Seeing a place again after many years bring back not only memories, but also the emotions knit up in the memory.