A Fresh Look at Some Older Posts

The last two months I have been busy occupied restoring older posts. By accident I had deleted a lot of photos and it has taken me that long to find the photos again. Trying to improve the posts have helped me not to regret too much what had happened to nearly 200 posts. During this time I have had the […]

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Bill & Ruth

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 […]

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International Christmas Music Day

Today we have a live radio program on Christmas music from 12 countries in Europe. The transmission is done by the E.B.U. I am at the last hour listening as I write this. I was driving home after having driven my husband to his work I heard the transmission from Dresden Frauen Kirche. The famous church that was destroyed with a lot of […]

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Celebration of Sibelius’ 150th Birthday

The Finnish composer Sibelius  1865 – 1957, has been celebrated all year culminating yesterday at his birthday. Never before have I heard so much of his music in one day. All day via my Danish Radio and in the evening live transmission from the town Hämeenlinna he was born not far from Helsinki. All over Finland flags were raised for his sake […]

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Christmas Seals 

The Christmas seal was a Danish invention. In 1903 postmaster Einar Holboell expressed the idea that all packages could be supplied with Christmas seals, and the profit dedicated to giving sick children renewed hope. The world´s first Christmas seal was published on December 13th, 1904- the motif was a portrait of Queen Louise

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