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I’m a massive fan of finding quotes that sum up exactly how I feel, especially when it comes to travel. I think we all are! 112 more words


The Snow Queen

As a bookish little English schoolgirl,  any leftover pocket money that I hadn’t blown on pushpops, skittles and curly wurlys were invested in whatever the latest schoolyard fad magazine collection was – bugs or dinosaurs or magic tricks or jokes. 358 more words

Childrens Books

H C Andersen, Rizal, the Filipina

Other day, october 13, we bloged that celeb Valerie Wiegmann, had won a beauty contest. Valerie was mentioning her german/danish father as inspiration for her entrepreneurship, which is just fair. 4,449 more words


The Film Story - by Peter Grant


THOUGH Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger are among our best directors, they never make completely fascinating films. For example, both Colonel Blimp and A Matter of Life and Death carried unsound stories – the first at odds with the characters, the second with an otherwise exciting fantasy. 848 more words

You May Begin to Dream - When Hans Christian Andersen Comes Alive

He returned back home. His day was exhausting for once again. But how couldn’t it be? He chose a path many years ago and he continues to the same path up until now. 859 more words


Hans Christian Andersen: The Tinderbox.

Last week, someone asked me what my favourite fairy tale is. Now, this has caused a lot of problems; I’ve scoured my mind for the best, the most interesting, the most meaningful. 3,033 more words

Fairy Tale

Copenhagen's Nyhavn

Despite being Danish for ‘New Harbour’, Copenhagen’s ‘Nyhavn’ is almost 350 years old. It was constructed by Swedish Prisoners-of-War between 1670 and 1673, to link the inner harbour to Kongens Nytorv (King’s New Square) in the heart of the Old Town. 262 more words