This painting from the 1200s shows a Capuchin monk supposedly at the foot of the Cross. After the Reformation in 1536 he was allowed to remain there. But in the 1600s he was retouched to have a full beard and a Lutheran minister's ruff.
Copenhagen and beyond September 5th 2016 Thanks to all the faithful readers of this blog. I can’t tell who reads it but I get a count of the number who do (some may be counted twice if they come back later). And a special thanks to those who commented. I used to reply to each one but it is a bit complicated, especially on the road with an underpowered netbook,-(
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Europe » Denmark » Region Syddanmark » Ribe Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now th... ... read more
In July 2011, Dianne and I returned from three fabulous years in China where Dianne was an administrator for Maple Leaf International Schools. To read about our China adventures, click WilsonsInChina. Dianne spent the next 4 years as an administrator in three elementary schools in B.C. In September, 2015 she officially retired. So what happens now? The nickname of this blog is ToBeContinued for a reason... ... full info