One of the most interesting bands on the Danish music scene right now, is in my opinion "The Minds of 99".
Their big breakthrough song "Det er Knud som er død" happens to be an interpretation of Tom Kristensen's po
Dejlig Er Den Himmel Blå - by N.F.S. Grundtvig
When it comes to Danish hymns, Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig is by far the most renowned contributor. No doubt this also has to do with his major contribut
The following is a direct translation of Eddie Skollers song 'Gid jeg var en Løvetand' (I wish I was a Dandelion).
Løvetand literally means 'Lionstooth', though the common name for the flower in Danish is 'Mælkebøtt
Saga is in my opinion one of the most interesting concepts introduced to us by Ebbe Kløvedal Reich (in his Grundtvig Biography).
Saga is both a goddess and style of prose, she rose to fame in the 19th century, and her
I know it is a bit late, after all the International Women's Day was Sunday, but I am going to use the occasion to post a few photos related to womens suffrage in Denmark.
Most of these photos are taken at the great
"Even the wise cannot see all ends"
But the wise should be able to see some ends, or at least know basic math!
Yet it seems that Gandalf cannot make simple deductions, to a level that not even a heavy consumption of
I am currently reading a biography of Nikolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig, written by Ebbe Kløvedal Reich.
In this highly unorthodox book, Ebbe Kløvedal Reich deals with many themes other than simply Grundtvig, and t
This is quite possible my favourite poem, ever...
It is an elegy written by Tom Kristensen, to his friend, the poet Gustaf Munch-Petersen that joined the international brigades in the Spanish Civil War. I have added my o
A Poem that bemoans the perceived national loss of honour, printed on the 14th of October, 1807.
The glory of Albion is tarnish’d with shame,
And the field of her might is the bourn of her fame;