Copenhagen Day Eight and Home

We were up early and took the 8:30 train to Hillerod some 24 miles from Copenhagen. Madam wanted to see yet another royal palace, Frederiksborg Slot. Literally translated this is Frederiksborg Castle. This summons up images of battlements, a moat and portcullis. In practice it was another palace with endless rooms of royal portraits and … Continue reading Copenhagen Day Eight and Home


Copenhagen Day One

Many people born in the USA consider themselves something other than just American. They may be Italian-American, German-American or Irish-American, even though their ancestors emigrated to the USA in 1878. They are still uniquely proud of their heritage. Try telling an Italian-American, who has never been within a thousand miles of Sicily, he isn’t Italian … Continue reading Copenhagen Day One

Let’s Go Camping – Salisbury and Stonehenge

We should try camping again,” I told Madam, “There’s a tent in the garage we haven’t used yet.” She reminded me that the last time we went camping, many years ago, we pitched our tent in a field behind a pub. We then spent every evening in the pub, drinking beer and eating sticky toffee … Continue reading Let’s Go Camping – Salisbury and Stonehenge