Category Archives: Denmark

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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Photo101 – Connect

How best to portray the word Connect in images? Continue reading

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Photo 101 – Home, Homeland, Hjem

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 … Continue reading

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Photo 101 – Bliss, captions and Solitude -Rule of thirds

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. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs and Sayings from around the World

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. Continue reading

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Danish Spice Cake – an Australian Perspective

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. Continue reading

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Travel theme: Belonging

 Tvor’s Travels posted about ‘belonging’, in response to Ailsa’s travel prompt You can belong to a group of people, or a family or each other. You can have possessions that belong to you. Things can belong together (One of these … Continue reading

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A Very Danish Door

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.

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Room

Daily Post weekly photo challenge wants a room and here is one of my favourite rooms: This lady was making ‘kleiner’ – a type of traditional Christmas Donut style dough shaped into a twisted diamond. Delicious. The simplicity of this room … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

  Something to Ponder About

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A Lingering Look at Architecture: April ~ Yellow Houses!

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 … Continue reading

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A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Round

A Word in Your Ear has whispered ‘ROUND’ in my ear, and I have responded with some ’rounded’ travels of mine: in Denmark: lots of round things:   Rundt tårnet   Jelling Molle and more round things in Salzburg, in … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Patterns – Featured Blogger!!

  My favourite patterns are those of the ice crystals on the window, but I see patterns everywhere. Do you? Something to Ponder about. Feeling pretty lucky to be chosen as one of Cee’s featured bloggers!!     Thanks to … Continue reading

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A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Atmospheric

  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 … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Ancient

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, … Continue reading

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