International Features

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Kradsbørstig and Krible-Krable

Friday, August 3, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
Kradsbørstig and Krible-Krable

Animal Farm is here. Not George Orwell’s political pigs, horses and hounds, but all kinds of little krible-krable creatures and maybe the occasional bird. »

Exit The Big Bad Wolf

Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
Exit The Big Bad Wolf

Sure, I like animals, don’t get me wrong. I’m more or less one myself. »

Beginnings, Endings and Putin’s Cousin

Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
Beginnings, Endings and Putin’s Cousin

I love beginnings. Endings and what comes in between, I'm not too keen on. Beginnings are the best. We're talking books here, not lives or love affairs. Well, maybe the very short love affairs but certainly not life. »

Farewell Prins Henrik

Thursday, February 15, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
Farewell Prins Henrik

(COE22) Late in the evening on Tuesday 13th of February the Danish prince consort, Prins Henrik, died in Fredensborg Castle after a period of severe illness. »

The Mermaid & Barcelona

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
The Mermaid & Barcelona

My friend Antonio, who owns a bar on the Granada coast is, I guess, about the nicest, gentlest man on earth. Also the cleanliest. »

Bones, Eggs & Crowns

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
Bones, Eggs & Crowns

Please excuse me for being so Frank. After all, my name is Jes, not Frank, so I guess we’re kind of the 2018 version of the one-man James Brothers' Gang: I’m Jesse and I’m Frank. »

Grumpy Dane

Friday, December 1, 2017
By Jes Rasmussen
Grumpy Dane

I might as well say these words, while I still can, for puritanism and political correctness are taking over in Old Denmark... »

Grumpy Dane

Thursday, June 15, 2017
By Editor

I might as well say these words, while I still can, for puritanism and political correctness are taking over in Old Denmark... »

Let’s talk Rubbish – Again

Monday, April 3, 2017
By Marianne Lindahl
Let’s talk Rubbish – Again

I believe that almost ten years have passed since I last talked rubbish in this forum. The readers might be of a different opinion on this... »

Finland in Focus

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By Marianne Lindahl
Finland in Focus

My home country Finland is known for its ‘thousands of lakes,’ the exact number of which is 187,888, its outstanding design and fully paid war reparations to the then Soviet Union after two wars during World War II. »

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