Author Archives: Forestwoodfolkart

About Forestwoodfolkart

Scandinavian culture, literature and traditions are close to my heart, even though I am Australian. I have Scandinavian, Frisian and Prussian/Silesian ancestry and for that reason, I feel a connection with that part of the world. I am an avid Nordic Crime fiction reader, and enjoy photography, writing and a variety of cooking and crafts, and traditional decorative art forms. Politically aware and egalitarian by nature, I have a strong environmental bent.

Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdoms

Each week, I post a quote and proverb and invite you to discuss its meaning. Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words. Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last week Segovia

Can you guess the mystery location from the photograph? Test your knowledge of iconic sites and world geography. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdoms

Each Thursday, I post a quote, saying and proverb and open the discussion to the reader. I would be pleased to hear your thoughts. Everyone is welcome to comment. Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last Week Africa

Can you guess the location of the mystery photo? Every Monday a new one is posted. If you guess correctly, I will link back to your blog/ website. Monday Mystery Photo gives you Something to Ponder About. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdoms

I find there is profound wisdom in the proverbs, sayings and quotes of days past, and I marvel at the way these few words are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from … Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last week Magnolia

Can you guess the location of the Mystery Photo? Every Monday at Something to Ponder About. Linkbacks to your blog for correct guesses. Guest contributions are very welcome too! Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdoms

Each week I contemplate, discuss and deconstruct proverbs, sayings and quotes, and I would love for you to join me in the discussion. Everyone’s opinion is important. Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last time Nepal

Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object. I invite you to leave a comment if you think you know the location of this week’s photograph, (posted above). If you guess correctly, I will link back … Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdoms

 I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across … Continue reading

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Invisible Murder – Book Review

With the topic of refugees and terrorism very much in the news, this novel by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis, is written for our time and makes for illuminating reading.   Two impoverished Roma boys are scavenging for something to … Continue reading

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Picky about Pikelets – Anzac Day Traditions

Teatime? Try a quick mix pikelet. They may not be the smashed avocado on sourdough, or the fashionable Baci, but they taste seriously good, especially when served warm with topping. Very Australian! Perfect for Anzac Day traditions and treats. Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last time Lima

Can you guess where the mystery photo is located? A must for Trivia and travel fans. Every Monday! Continue reading

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Monday Mystery Photo – Last time Brisbane

This week’s photo comes from Peggy, a wonderful blogger from Down Under. Do you know where it might be located? If so leave a comment below.* Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, (shown below), or occasionally a mystery object. … Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Global Wisdoms

We all seek wisdom but where do we find words to guide us? In inspirational quote and old proverbs from all parts of the globe. Read more about it every thursday. Continue reading

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To Honour the Best Dog in the World

How fortunate to find the best dog in the world. Continue reading

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