Archive for the ‘anemone’ Tag

Various news of different importance

This blog is a photo blog. Sometimes it is also a blog about Denmark and our strange habits,- but today it is a blog with some of the latest news; matters that a lot of us in DK are concerned about right now.

All airports closed.
Every airport are closed, at least until tomorrow (16.4) noon. Not only in Denmark, but in all the countries that are influenced by the ashes from the volcano in Iceland. This is the first time it happens ever, that all airports are being closed. The problem with the ashes have been here before, but at that time airports wasn´t invented. 1783. If the problem will last as long as back then, passengers have to be patient, it lasted for ½ year.

Update 16.4. The stop has been futher extended.
News from the university of Iceland: http://www.earthice.hi.is/page/ies_Eyjafjallajokull_eruption


Sundown with ashes.

Queen Margrethe 70 years.
It is the queens birthday tomorrow 16.4, she will be 70 years. There are many arrangements for the Queen and her guests, today a Galla performance at the Royal Theater, send at TV. I´m watching it now, as I write this. Tomorrow a festive dinner. Some guests from abroad  have got a problem now the airports are closed.

Little mermaid in Tivoli.
Tivoli has opened today. This is a sign of spring. This year Tivoli will be hosting a copy of the little mermaid.  As some of you might know, the original little mermaid has been send to China, to join the world exhibition there. Not everyone thought that this was a good idea. For the tourists, there will be other things to see at her absence , the next 6 months. But other things is not “The little mermaid” and the descendants of the sculptor Edvard Eriksen, has lent their copy to Tivoli this season, because they would be sorry for disappointed tourists.
I went to Tivoli today, to get you some photos. And you know what I forgot all about when I came…the little mermaid. But i got the pantomime theater and the concert hall!

Anemones has come out.
This flower are mentioned in many songs and poems. It is a true sign of spring. I have some in my garden, even these flowers mostly are growing in the wood. Today they came out. This means that the forest floor will be totally white for a while. I´ll post some photos of that sight later.


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The white forest floor

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This is the sign of spring in Denmark,  Anemone nemorosa all over the forest floor. In a few weeks, when the trees get their leaves back,  they are all gone.