Parents: Never take your teenagers to a music festival

A story about going to a music festival and realising your kids have grown older (and you have grown old) With my hubby stationed in London and myself and our two teenage children in Denmark, I am often on the lookout for events to attend together around London. In June, I received a news feed about the V-festival… Continue reading Parents: Never take your teenagers to a music festival

Learn from masterpieces and create your own at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Just arrived, I am sitting on a stool in the children’s wing at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, about 30 km north of Copenhagen. I look at the 12-14 other participants, all women, most of them in their forties (like me) or older. It worries me a little.  I signed up for creative workshops,… Continue reading Learn from masterpieces and create your own at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Dutch destiny report from World War II – added music and an impressive stage set

The hangar theater was filled to the brim, and a speaker voice had just welcomed us to the musical ‘Soldaat Van Oranje’, stressing that for safety reasons we should all remain seated, because we were in a theater designed as a rotating auditorium. Then, a lady started to walk down the aisle, and only after… Continue reading Dutch destiny report from World War II – added music and an impressive stage set