In the last part of the nineteenth century, the Danish Skagen painters got their inspiration from the light and the seas of Skagen, the most Northern part of Denmark. On a windy and cloudy morning, I walked along the beaches where they found many of their motives.
The most northern part of Denmark is called Skagen. It used to be a special place for painters because of the light from the sky. Two seas meet at the very top and add to the unique atmosphere. Skagen is a tourist magnet at certain times of the year. We visited for a half marathon arranged to attract visitors to this […]
Helnaes is a well-kept pearl of nature connected to Funen, Denmark, with cohesiveness among the inhabitants.
Exploring our countryside has a healing effect
This week SAS, our Scandinavian Airlines had a scandalous reception on a commercial video. They claimed that nothing special originates from Scandinavia. I disagree, Linné is irreplaceable.
While my husband and I are on a trip to San Fransico, Portland and Seattle, I would like like to share some Danish sightseeing. Norwegians make fun of us for having such a flat country. They are not right in that as we have several places with heights and hills. In return, we make fun of them for being […]
A new app called “Vild Mad” is made by a Noma chef helping children to be able to collect things to be used for eating as spices or more integrated in dishes. Adults could learn a lot too. I know a bit and collect wild berries when I can find them or as for this post I would like […]
#2 in a series on tour in Sweden in May 2017 In Sweden, many houses are still made of wood and are seen everywhere in the landscape. Homes in different colours often with white framing. The gardens have lawns and a few bushes or trees. In Denmark, we have a tradition of hiding our brick houses behind hedges. In the 1960s […]
Today I saw the first daffodil on my running trail. I know it is seen earlier in milder areas, but I was touched when spotting it here in Denmark in my neighbourhood today.
Today my husband and I went out to find blueberries and we were not disappointed. We had to stop when our bowls were filled to the brim. Do you have wild blueberries now where you live? PS a few days after this first “harvest” of wild blue berries we went out again and this time we got as many as […]