My parents bought a table and chairs in nut tree when they got married in 1948. They kept the furniture in their home all their life and now the same pieces of furniture live on in my daughter’s house. The wooden garden table is now in my garden. It was originally in the summer-house my parents bought as a springboard […]
Looking back at the age of fifteen in three generations 1938, 1966 and 2000
“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” ― Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays My childhood My teenage time The present time When I was a child in the fifties, I was put to bed very early at nights. Our parents were very strict on that, and there were no exceptions. The television had not yet […]
Take the education after your choice and build on that while you learn your whole life
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Do Not Disturb.” This past Sunday, my father would have been 95 years old. I now think about him with warm feelings, but it’s been a long way to come to that. I have mentioned my relation to him in a post called “My Long Journey to Overcome Fear.” He was born […]
The word Nimbus refers to a motorbike made in Denmark. I grew up with the sound of this as our neighbors had such a motorbike from the 1930s. Fisher & Nielsen created this motorbike in 1919 and stopped the production in 1960. The peak period for the motorbikes was in the thirties. The firm is mostly known for making vacuum […]
Trinkets from a distant time link the generations together
A great loss was turned to a gain
Having a lot of small children demands creativity and ability to use what you have to come out in the nature.
Seeing a place again after many years bring back not only memories, but also the emotions knit up in the memory.