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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A Sign in the Sky

Driving in my hometown, I suddenly saw an impressive sight in the blue sky. Two jet planes were about to cross each others’ condensation trails in the air. They were so far away that I could only see the long columns of smoke. I think that’s a rare sight here in Denmark, but I was glad because I immediately thought of the Air […]

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John Barkers and Whole Foods

This time at my visit to London we stayed at a hotel in High Street Kensington just opposite the Kensington Gardens. On our walk to the tube station of the same name as the street I was struck by the beauty of a huge Art-Deco building. The name Barkers was printed high on top and some of the floors is now […]

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