2010-12-31

Happy New Year 2011

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It is time to say good bye to 2010 and welcome to 2011.

Thank you for all comments.

2010-12-30

2010-12-29

Waste

Waste

Many people expect other to remove their waste - as here at the "Ticket stamp machine".

2010-12-28

Water Tower in Roskilde

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This is the water tower of Roskilde. The photo was shot on a very cold day in december.

2010-12-27

Christmas is over

Ducks

Today it is a normal day again. Christmas is over, the ducks has been eaten, the christmastree and the presents has been enjoyed, the christmastensions of the grandchildren has changed to relaxation - etc. Many people was not able to go all the way home or where they should be christmasevening. Especially Bornholm was closed because of snow.

2010-12-24

Merry Christmas

Rødkælk

2010-12-23

Old City Hall in Roskilde

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Well, here is another shot of the Old City Hall of Roskilde - with too much snow.

Take a look at Red Cabbage here!

2010-12-22

Winter in Gadstrup

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Here is more snow.

2010-12-21

Parking in Roskilde

Parking in Roskilde

Roskilde got ½ meter snow the other day - parking and driving is indeed difficult.

2010-12-20

No bikes

No bikes

Is is hard and cold to be cyclist these days in Denmark - and none was seen today at the walk around Gadstrup to get some fresh air.

2010-12-19

More winter

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Yesterday we got lots of snow, but we had to get some fresh air and a little walk. This was what was seen.

2010-12-18

Winter

Winterwhite

This was what nature showed yesterday. This place is the most southern part of Roskilde.

2010-12-17

Winter Morning

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2010-12-16

Colours in the Sign

Shop Sign

The other day I was walking in Roskilde - and noticed this sign because of the light in it.

2010-12-15

Drawing of first car arriving at Roskilde

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Sometimes even libraries have too many book. In Roskilde you could buy a bag full of books for 20 kr, 3€ or 4$. I found one book with this drawing from 1897. The text is: Roskilde. The Automobile is arriving. Take a look at it, you will find many funny details. The old city hall - as shown yesterday - is also at this drawing. It is easy to find.

The book was about the history of Roskilde Amt (regional part of Denmark), which no longer exists.

2010-12-14

Old City Hall in Roskilde

Old City Hall Roskilde

The sun was shining yesterday in Roskilde, it was cold and here is the old city hall with the Christmastree to the left.

Notice the building and come back tomorrow - I will show you and interesting drawing.

2010-12-13

Christmas Window

Christmas Window

This is the Christmas Window at Lützhøfts Købmandgaard, part of Roskilde Museum. You find more photos at label Museum.

2010-12-12

Bognæs

Bognæs

This is not exactly from Roskilde, but at the other side of the water the municipality of Roskilde begins. It was cold and nice to be there today.

2010-12-11

Snow a few days ago

Snow

This was reality a few days ago. Today lots of snow has disappeared, but more cold weather is expected this night.

2010-12-10

The Sky from my Window

Wintersky

This was what I saw ½ an hour ago.

2010-12-09

Icicles

Icicles

Last night returning to Gadstrup these icicles was still hanging as I saw them leaving Gadstrup earlier, as seen below.

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2010-12-08

It has been summer

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Some time ago - it was summer in my garden.

2010-12-07

Sowing

Sowing

This photo is not taken these winterdays, but some months ago. After harvest follows sowing.

2010-12-06

Eristalis horticola - Hoverfly

Have-Dyndflue (Eristalis horticola)

This hoverfly was shot in my garden 31. August 2010. Suddenly it was standing in the air, and this was one of 4 shots. Take a look at the face. It is the same fly at the next photo.

Have-Dyndflue (Eristalis horticola)

2010-12-05

Alternative Cycling

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This way of using a bike was seen in Roskilde some time ago.

2010-12-04

2010-12-03

Winter at Gadstrup Station

Gadstrup Railway Station

It was cold, but nice, to wait for the train today.

2010-12-02

Line- and Squaredance in Roskilde

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Earlier this year a group of line- and squaredancers did a show in Roskilde.

2010-12-01

Winter again in Roskilde

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After some months of absense, I am now back again. The only explanation is the psychological phenomenon called (in danish at least) to get away from something.
I have written a little about it: Getting away from doing.

Today is the first day in the winter - but here we have got lots of snow in november, which is rather unusual. I hope the plus-degrees returns again soon.

Time is December Theme Day Theme. Winter-time... Click here to view thumbnails for all participants

2010-08-22

View from my window

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Just a moment ago we got heavy rain this sunday morning - the gutter is too small...

2010-08-21

Harvest

Harvest

Today the farmers has harvested a lot - it has been dry enough to do it, but more rain is expected.

2010-08-20

Red Admiral eating Gooseberry

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This red admiral was visiting my garden today and enjoyed a very ripe gooseberry.

2010-08-19

Service from a home for the retired

Service to the people with handicaps

Maybe you remember the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Roskilde Garden. Peoplpe at the photo are waiting for all the participating guards to come and play together. Suddenly the 3-wheeler was arriving. At the rear you could read it was from a rest home in Roskilde. Practical and fine service to peolpe who can't transport themselves.

2010-08-18

Butterfly

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A little sun has been seen today between yesterdays heavy rain and the expected heavy rain later today - here is a butterfly enjoying life.

2010-08-17

Too much rain

Too much rain

We have got much too much rain in Gadstrup today, but not as much as other parts of Denmark (and other parts of the world)...

All too much rain today

2010-08-14

Walking in the Rain

Walking in the rain

My wife is ready for a walk in the rain just a moment ago...

2010-08-13

Leif from Eagan Daily Photo in Roskilde

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Do you know Leif Hagen from Eagan Daily Photo Blog?

Early this year he told me about visiting relatives in Norway and Sweden this summer. After the long vacation he and his family would fly to Copenhagen and stay in Denmark for 24 hours before returning home. Would I like to meet? Of course.

One of the followers of this blog is Kristen. She lives with her family in Roskilde, but is from Hawaii. She and Leif knows each other, participating in the same French-class, but havn't met since 22 years ago. The Hagen family stayed at her house - and I enjoyed beeing a guest an hour.

It was an intense hour and very energy-giving to be there talking about our blogs and other interesting subjects. A few photos was taken - and one of them is above.

I hope the stay in Roskilde was enjoyed, that the travel back was relaxing and returning to work isn't too stressfull.

2010-08-12

On the way to meet a City Daily Blogger

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Yesterday evening I was going to Roskilde to meet a City Daily Blogger. At the way I stopped the car to get this photo at Skalstrup.

Vestervang

A little later I arrived at Vestervang, Roskilde - and now the sky looked like this.
Tomorrow you will know who I met - a guess is welcome!

2010-08-11

Roskilde Railway Station

Roskilde Railway Station

The first railway in Denmark was established 1847 between Copenhagen and Roskilde.

2010-08-10

The Danish Navy 500 Years

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Today it is 500 years since The Danish Navy was establised. This painting of Marstrand shows a situation with King Christian IV at "Trefoldigheden" in 1644, fighting against the Swedish Navy south of Gedser. At that time the navy was 134 years. You can see it in Roskilde Cathedral.

2010-08-09

Market in Roskilde

Market

If you are visiting Stændertorvet, Roskilde wednesday and saturday you will find the local market there - and it is possible to buy many different products and things.

2010-08-08

Rain

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Today we got a lot of rain - and I just looked outside. The garden needed all the water.

2010-08-07

Look after the new ones at their way to school

New in traffic

Next weeks the children has to go to school again after the summerholidays. Every year signs like this one is placed at the streets to tell that special attention has to be taken to look after the new pupils who begins their life in school. At the shot below you see obstacles to the pedestrians near the school in Gadstrup.

Problems for pedestrians

2010-08-06

Harvest and traffic

Harvest time

In the coming weeks a lot tractors will been seen at the streets transporting crops to the central place called Danish Agro.

2010-08-05

Harvest eady wheat

Wheat

The wheat also seems ready to be harvested - this is also a field just outside Gadstrup. Notice the single red puppy at the next shot.

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