When I visit my friend who allowed me to take pictures of her displays of toys and things from the old days, I always see something new
On our way to the ferry that takes us to Sweden from Frederikshavn in Northern Denmark we like to visit a special shop driven by an old woman in her eighties. The “antiques” she sells are put in neat order and arranged so that it’s like visiting a museum from our great grand mother’s time. Her white linen bedclothes […]
Twice I have been at the Royal Library in Copenhagen to scan the old catalogs from different Danish pram firms from the last century. It’s been so interesting to see the many firms competing on making the most beautiful models. I am sure that those who did the original ones must have been frustrated many times as their models were […]
Looking back 60-80 years at families with small children in the streets of Copenhagen
In my childhood these posters could be seen in waiting rooms at doctors and dentists. These are ads for our national railway in Denmark called DSB.
When I was five or six years old I dreamed of having a little sister and a baby doll in a cradle. I made a cradle out of a garden chair and many years later I bought a similar chair and found my two baby dolls from my childhood. One doll is “new”. I pingback to “Writing and Photography” who hosts […]
I like that the old post boxes in England are made in such a strong cast iron that they are still in use daily one hundred years later
Writing has been essential in my family and a correspondence 1946-2008 between my mother and her English friend is kept with me.