Quote on What women want

I am going through my old highlights on my Kindle from time to time. Some of them make perfect sense even much later, the majority of them seems to be that I’ve just held down my finger at the wrong point. The quote below from Lean in, by Sheryl Sandberg was one of …

Birthday of Queen Margrethe

  Today is Margrethe II’s birthday. Since it is Easter Week, she will be celebrating it at Marselisborg Palace just outside Århus. Usually the birthday is celebrated at Amalienborg, like in the picture below from 2009.

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Quotation Monday #59

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that …

2048

Have you heard of the game 2048? It is addictive. And then come the rip-offs – some are funny, like the BBC Sherlock edition. Or even more difficult, like the Tetris version. You can also make your own version of the game – I made an Alphabet one.  And then I …

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Quotation Monday #58

“April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” …

Quick work

From A CUP OF JO: Pit stop ballet. That’s some insanely quick work there.

Mette-Marit and the Literary Train

Last autumn, the Norwegian Library Association celebrated its 100th anniversary. Around the same time Crown Princess Mette-Marit got the idea to put …

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Pasta Chicken Alfredo

Sometimes I want pasta. Really want pasta. And creaminess, and chicken. This recipe from the Pioneer woman hit the spot.  Since I …

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Quotation Monday #57

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know …

The Royal Resource

A few weeks ago I joined in a Twitter conversation. Most of the times, those kind of conversations lead very few places… …

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The Nobel Museum – Stockholm

The Nobel Museum in Stockholm actually ended up being one of my favourite museums when I was there. Maybe because I expected …

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Quotation Monday #56

“I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older.” ― Virginia Woolf, Jacob’s Room

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Roasted chickpeas as a snack.

Anybody else have cravings for something salty, paprika-ish-y at times? I usually tend to go for the chips, which honestly I feel …

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Stockholm – the Royal Palace

So I visited Stockholm two weeks ago. Naturally, I stopped by the Royal Palace. Unfortunately, they have restricted the use of cameras …