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Tag Archives: Denmark
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
There are many paths to take in life. Here are a few that I found delightful. Continue reading
I’ve always been attracted to the Dutch culture. After all, who doesn’t like cheese? But the attraction was more than that, it was the tulips, the food, scenery, lifestyle and especially the folk culture. I felt such an innate ‘pull’ … Continue reading
Go on – Take a look, Lean out, over the edge. A bit further…. but not TOO far – SNAP! A glimpse, the eagle eye – 00 without wings. WPC – Something to Ponder About
Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object. I encourage you to leave a comment if you think you might know where this week’s mystery photograph, supplied by Dudda St., is located, or what it is. … Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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
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
Each Monday I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object on my blog.
I encourage you to leave a comment if you think you know where this week’s mystery photo was taken. If you guess correctly, I will credit you the following week and post a link to your site/blog.
Where in the World is the following photo taken? Can you guess? Continue reading
Traveling to various places in the world deepens ones knowledge, tolerance and consciousness. Here are some of the places that spring to mind when I am prompted by the Weekly photography Challenge: Depth These places all have depth: The Fjords … Continue reading
The Legion of Door Whores may cater for those who are obsessed with doorways, but for window fanatics, like me, there is The Day After’s Lingering Look at Windows which continues each month through 2015 Continue reading
I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted on the underside of their wings when we leaned out of the windows and looked up.
In this exquisite novel, readers will find the crystalline prose and depth of feeling they adored in Out Stealing Horses, a literary sensation of 2007. Continue reading