Veiled emotions and secret yearnings from a distant time.
My mothers experiences during the war has had a great impact on my whole life.
Writing has been essential in my family and a correspondence 1946-2008 between my mother and her English friend is kept with me.
One person with a vision and love for his fellow human beings can have an enormous effect in his life and in generations after him.
Chasing ancestors who created a new and better life in the States is as interesting for us Europeans as it is for Americans to find their roots in Europe.
German troops invaded Denmark in April 1940 and continued to occupy the country for the following five years. Before the war began the Danish government had been unwise to cut defence spending. Hence the people were ill-equipped to defend themselves. How they were to rue the desperate situation that followed. Recently, I read of a true hero from that time, […]
I received an exciting invitation a few weeks ago, from a violinist at the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Attending concerts regularly by chance I happened to get to know one of the violinist in the orchestra. We shared Facebook addresses and our friendship grew, We would talk during the concert intervals, sometimes leaning over the rail from our seats. Ludmila […]