My First Book

  My mother went to London in June 1946 soon after WWII was over. She met Josephine from Manchester at Highgate Youth hostel while washing up. Their friendship developed into a lifelong relationship. My mother kept all Josey’s letters and later this year one of her sons and my husband and I will publish a book on this collection of […]

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Safe Motherhood Week

Motherhood shapes our future I was asked by Irish writer and editor Danielle Barron to contribute to this EU campaign on this important task. The campaign runs every first week of October to create awareness for healthy pregnancies and safe motherhood. This year we are seeking prominent health bloggers on the topics of pregnancy, motherhood, and maternal health, across Europe, […]

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A Patient Friendly New Hospital

A series of vignettes on a theme of hospitals Today we had “an open house” at our new hospital is being built a few kilometres from our house. The mid-west region of Denmark is gathering all of its wards and functions in one place on a field near a railway. After it was decided to build here a highway has […]

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My Aunt Eve

  My aunt’s four boys, my cousins         Born in 1921 Aunt Eva would have been 95 years old today the 4th of February had she been alive. My grandmother Asta and her firstborn Eve, May 1921 As a child, I admired my mother’s sister Eva. She was full of humour, and she had four lively boys. […]

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