An Unjust Society

A few days ago, they grabbed a shoplifter in the local supermarket. That made me think, not because of his so-called crime, but it suddenly struck me that many people are driven to crime through the way this society works. This particular guy is probably a junk-addict and alcoholic, but that doesn’t change the fact… Continue reading An Unjust Society

Reaching Out

  I want to reach out But run my head against a wall I want to give But can only gaze at the stars While the bump on my forehead Grows   From ‘London Verses’   © HMH, 2014

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Golden moments in Danish History

An overview of Danish expansions and reductions At the end of the last glacial period, which was about 11,700 years ago people slowly moved into what we now know as Demark. That doesn’t mean that Denmark emerged as a fully-fledged country: there’s no mention of the Danes until 500 AD. In the 8th – to… Continue reading Golden moments in Danish History

White and Yellow Devil

  Two upright horns, long and tapering Elongate his head The eyes, small and smouldering, Scrutinize passersby as well as his clan But his grin is undeniable, wicked. Climbing trees and jumping fences Are parts of his everyday, although There is more to him than meets the eye. On hind-legs and cloven hoofs he is… Continue reading White and Yellow Devil

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Questions to Ask

I don’t think one can be too cautious in choice of language these days. It is too easy to misunderstand. If somebody constantly pulls Muslims into focus in rants about radicalism and criminality, I find it difficult to see this person as anything but bigoted. It isn’t easy to talk about these issues, but it… Continue reading Questions to Ask

Trespasses

Don’t think you can fail to shatter more than glass if you throw the first stone. Life has an odd way of reflecting actions back to the perpetrator and so Dreams shattered or lives demolished carry their own revenge or redemption: Give only what you’re happy to see coming again and again, haunting you, Driving… Continue reading Trespasses

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