Old English Prams

Twice I have been at the Royal Library in Copenhagen to scan the old catalogs from different Danish pram firms from the last century. It’s been so interesting to see the many firms competing on making the most beautiful models. I am sure that those who did the original ones must have been frustrated many times as their models were […]

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Hidden Gems in Edinburgh

For a long time I have wished to go to Edinburgh and then we did this summer. As so often I don’t prepare too well in advance, but I knew that there would be a lot of old medieval buildings and narrow streets. Waiting for our plane at the Copenhagen airport a young man with kilt came form the arriving […]

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Paula’s Book Release

One of the exciting things about blogging is the sudden windows into other people’s lives and backgrounds far away from yourself. The internet brings us so close together, and it is like we get to really “know” each other. With Paula Pederson, I almost feel we are family. Her father was a great builder of Seattle, and he died when Paula was […]

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Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A

#WeekendCoffeeShare at Diana’ new blog space Part Time Monster If we were having coffee I would tell you that I got inspired to write this post because I found extra postcards form the V&A museum that I gave to a an American guest who came to us this week. She shares the same great grand father as my husband and […]

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The D-Day and Bayeux

    For my whole life, I have been very grateful for the superhuman and brave deed of the invasion troops at the Normandy’s coast 6 June 1944, a joint action by the Allied Forces to stop Hitler’s atrocities against Jews and his occupations of many countries during WWII.   In April 2009 my husband and I took part in a historical military tour. […]

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