Christmas in the castle

As I told you before, Christmas calendars on television are a very big thing in Denmark, especially for families with children. Many Christmas calendars have been made over the years. One of them was called “Jul på slottet“ (Christmas in the castle) and was set in a tiny castle not far from where I live. […]

How the Dutch speak

I realize that I’ve been rambling on about Amsterdam for more than 5 month now, so maybe it’s time to wrap it up and start writing about something else, but before I do that I would like to write just a tiny little bit about the Dutch language. Historically the name Nederlande (which means low […]

How important is it to be pretty?

Write about the physical trait you would have killed to change in junior high school. Did I have a trait I was unhappy about? Maybe, but if so I don’t remember it and it certainly wasn’t anything serious, something I would have killed to change. Truth be told, I don’t think I thought a lot […]

He had it coming

Write from the point of view of someone who committed a murder today. Do not mention the murder. He shouldn’t have done that. For the first time in years I was actually happy. Really happy. I am a good person. Have always been. And I was too good for him. That jackass! I would have […]

TV boxes and earthworms

Todays assignment: Write about your favorite childhood toy. If I had a favorite toy when I was a child, I don’t remember it. Actually I barely remember any of my toys at all. We got our first television when I was about three years old, and according to my parents was the box, that television […]