In 1807 the British descended on Copenhagen and in an preemptive strike bombarded the city and took off with Danish navy. An infamous event that caused controversy in Britain, intense hatred in Denmark and solidi
Saint Bendt's Church in Ringsted
The Royal Cross
In 1683 Provst (Dean) Christian Blichfeld of Sct. Bendt's Church in Ringsted wanted to make room for a gravesite for his wife inside the church, this meant the partia
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
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
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;