Category Archives: Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen ~ Spinner of Fairy Tales

Day 330 of Colourisation Project – April 2 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. His birthday, 2 April, is celebrated as International Children’s Book Day. A dyslexic author whose manuscripts … Continue reading

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A Little Slice of Denmark

A little while ago on my way back from a photo-shoot in Melbourne’s legal district, I found myself in Little Bourke St, outside Denmark House, a venue that showcases all things Danish. As it so happened, it was ‘open day,’ … Continue reading

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Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) – Danish Denizen of Africa

Day 123 of Colourisation Project – September 7 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Danish author Karen Blixen died this day, 7 September 1962.  Best known by her  pseudonym Isak Dinesen, … Continue reading

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Ida Johanne Hesbeck – Danish Discovery

Day 118 of Colourisation Project – September 2 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. If not for the discovery in the early 1980s of a large collection of photographs from a … Continue reading

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