Tag Archives: Denmark

Dannebrog

My Nebraska readers will see the title of today’s post and think about the small east central Nebraska village called Dannebrog.  My Scandinavian readers will see the title and think about the Flag of Denmark. So, why not have a … Continue reading

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The Anglo Swedish War

Russia has been a major factor in the foreign relations of nations for centuries. This has been especially true in regards to Scandinavia. To the Russian factor, we find Britain’s relations with the European mainland, especially its dealings with France. The crazy quilt of … Continue reading

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Danish Registered Partnership

Only a very few, very brave souls dared make mention of marriage equality back in the 1980s. The first glimmerings of same-sex civil unions or even domestic partnership agreements first came to light around that time. As it was known before the term … Continue reading

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Icelandic National Day

We seldom give much thought to Iceland unless some sort of peace negotiations are taking place in Reykjavik.  Or,  you perhaps still remember all the worrisome news in March of 2010 about the Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption that blew massive quantities … Continue reading

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Happy Jul

‘Tis the time of the year to toast the season with shouts of joy and skoal!  Many of us know this time of year as Yuletime, Yuletide and celebrate the Yule.  In Scandinavia and many germanic areas, It is Jul … Continue reading

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