Travel Reviews and Tips for Travelling Are you travelling to any of the following destinations: AustraliaAustriaDenmarkItalyFinlandGermanyHong KongJapanNew ZealandNorwayPolandSingaporeSwedenSwitzerland If so take a look at my Travel Tips Page You can also find other useful information such as: Packing tips for Travel Scandinavian – Books for those who wish to travel via words Amanda in Denmark… Continue reading Travel Tips and Reviews
In Denmark last year, a wall spoke to the world, and the world spoke on the wall!
2000 wooden boards were used to create an interesting visual barrier, around a construction zone, in the center of the city. The purpose was to create an interactive pixel screen that could be personalized, by each member of the public, in an artistic way.
Home, Hjem, Homeland It's not my home, yet I would call it mine. I am not the owner, yet family lived there some time. I've never been inside this ancestral home, It's my essence, my roots, and in my dreams I'll roam. I don't know the new residents, they were out when I called., It's… Continue reading Photo 101 – Home, Homeland, Hjem
There's a new photographic challenge on the WordPress Blogging University, explore the tag photo101 to find out more. This photo addresses four days beautifully. This photo was taken way before the photo challenge existed and it seems I followed the rule of thirds.
I find profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and across cultures, and speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned.
Quotes like proverbs, can make us think more deeply about something.
Each Thursday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking. I hope you will too.
I so love using cinnamon in home baking as it is so good for you. So when Tidious Ted at Recipereminiscing posted this recipe just before Christmas, I jumped a the chance to make it.
Fabulous old Door with peasant painting in Denmark. Such history and stories for the public to ponder about and appreciate. For the Legion of Door Whores.
Something to Ponder About
Yet another fun challenge. Yellow houses.... now this did attract my eye. Is there a 'love' button, as I could not just 'like' this post by The Day After. This is week three of the month’s theme : "Your Favorite Color Homes" in which we are encouraged to share some of the colorful homes captured… Continue reading A Lingering Look at Architecture: April ~ Yellow Houses!
There is nothing quite like a beautiful garden to make you feel the peace and serenity - nature's atmosphere. And the Danish forests are certainly full of atmosphere. Just look at this one: and another I previously posted in a different season Once a week A Word in Your Ear dips into… Continue reading A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Atmospheric
I was about to touch and photography history. This impressive Rune stone was raised in the 10th century at a time when the Vikings had their seat of power in Jelling, Denmark. The stones have stood there since. In 2008, four years after this photo was taken, UNESCO determined that the stones were weathering and… Continue reading Travel theme: Ancient
Still in My Heart Home Sweet Home afar from me, At least 20 hours over sky and sea, A fairy tale land of red and white, of rain, and wind, and winter nights. Yet still you send my heart a flutter, And here, I can but get your butter. Cos’ when I’m sad and… Continue reading Still in My Heart
Ailsa at the always interesting Where's My Backpack has given us the travel theme of Yellow. Immediately, it reminded me of the yellow houses one sees in Denmark. "Skagen" yellow to be precise. Skagen is a town in the very northern tip of Denmark, a favourite place for 19 th century Scandinavian artists due to… Continue reading Travel theme: Yellow