Journal

Random musings and observations
A dull town out on the edge

A dull town out on the edge

Greymouth, on the surface a sleepy town on the West Coast of South Island, New Zealand. But even on a lazy late Saturday afternoon there is a rare beauty to this former gold rush area.

Modeklip v/ Gunnar Madsen

Modeklip v/ Gunnar Madsen

By the end of March, 2015 Gunnar Madsen had his last working day at Salon Modeklip where he had his barbershop for decades.

Have I seen you before?

Have I seen you before?

We were walking around in the streets of Paris, it was  April and the weather was excellent. We decided to have a late lunch after visiting quite a number of galleries. Next to us was a younger woman seated, reading while waiting for her lunch to be served. She had...

The kiss

The kiss

A passionate kiss at the cafe Pixie, Bopa plads, Copenhagen. Often when I see a couple like this in love at a cafe, I am immidiately reminded of Peter Turnley and his wonderful book "The french kiss, a love letter to Paris"  which I own. This time, in Copenhagen, the...

Oh, those fisher women are so fierce

Oh, those fisher women are so fierce

This is a story I wrote almost ten years ago after visiting a fisher village in the Southern part of Tamil Nadu, India. It was very controversial at that time, still is I believe. How does a well-renowned and good-hearted NGO cope with a strong community that has it’s own ideas about how to share and how to deal with relief aid? The story was edited by many editors and have lost a few of it’s sharp teeth. But the dilemma still stands: what to do with the fierce fisher women that everybody fears?

Walking on a grand piano

Visiting the UN city in Copenhagen is somehow special. By entering the security check you are officially leaving Denmark. Inside you will find the most remarkable stairway - almost like a grand piano... [ngg src="galleries" ids="7" display="masonry"...

Kysset af en kvindelig guru

Oven på en længere tur med projektbesøg bliver man temmelig overrasket over at se et højhus mellem de mange kokospalmer. Men det er kun toppen af en større asram midt i tsunami-land. Det blev et besøg i en helt anden verden. Hvem vil tro det – jeg blev kysset af en...