This post is dedicated to my Australian blogging friend Poul Soren. It touched me that he reached out to me regarding my last post on modern (expensive) nostalgic toys without mentioning the spelling error in the post’s title. This post might be like a repetition of the last one, but the photos shown here are my home collection. I have […]
My grandmother Asta was born 1890 and died 1982. She has kept a lot of birthday cards and get well cards that I would like to show you. There is also a small book with her marks from school and texts on how to behave as a good and well-behaved school-child.
My mother's old baby clothes shown together with the family photos. Soon a hundred years old
Confirmation card from William’s sister Caroline, 4 April 1880 at Holmen’s Church She reminds him to remember his family who loves him and the trust in God for his life. A picture from his first year at school. William is in the blue frame. The boys wear sailor hats. This photo was taken at Stjernevej where sister Caroline lived with […]
My maternal grandfather Emry 1881-1958 wrote his memories and they are a gold mine in regard to diving into a distant time. I was seven years old when he died. The trip to Paris in 1950 was the first travel abroad for my grandmother and my grandfather’s second. He went to Germany in 1922 with his brother and brother-in-law at […]
A good friend of mine has let me have a lot of photos from the celebration of the liberation in Copenhagen after five years of German occupation. She herself was 10 months old and is taken around in a white pram or baby carriage with her six-year older brother close to where they lived in Amager, an island in connection […]
Inspired from “The Happy Quitter” with her blog Nonsmokingladybug on a subject called “Pictures can speak loader than words” I would like to share some of the drawings from my childhood about 60 years ago.
Looking back 60-80 years at families with small children in the streets of Copenhagen