A light in the dark

In my part of the world the sun today went up at 8.31 AM and down at 3.34 PM. That means we had 7 hours 3 minutes of daylight and 16 hours 57 minutes of darkness. In 10 days, on December 21rst, on the shortest day and longest night of the year, the sun will […]

No thank you, we’re not interested! – Page 16

I approached Ole Cavling, who by then was the editor of Ekstrabladet (a Danish newspaper), and he did a great effort to get people’s attention.  I also turned to the medical directors of major hospitals and told them how I had overcome my illness. I even told them that I would work for free and […]


Today’s assignment: Vacation Between 1990 and 2000 my girls and I spend every single summer vacation on an island in the part of the Baltic Sea that’s called Kattegat. We would travel by train or sometimes by car and one time even by bicycle to the town Frederikshavn up north in Jutland and then take […]

Ivan Wennerwald Andersen

Today’s assignment: Write about your first kiss One of the good things about going to a Danish school in Germany was that we came quite a lot round and about. Many of us did not have parents or other family who spoke Danish and so we had to go to the motherland and learn to […]

Nuclear power, Michael Jackson and Sail Amsterdam

Today’s assignment: Describe the largest crowd you’ve ever been part of Large crowds are not my favorite, especially if the space gets tight. I’m not claustrophobic or anything, but I prefer to keep a distance. As I mentioned earlier, I was born and raised in a very small city with a population of 2500 good […]