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Lad 100 møller blomstre --- the text of the Tvindmølle poster I had on my wall in my student days...

by mustakissa on Sat Jun 15th, 2013 at 01:01:46 PM EST
Yes, that old
by mustakissa on Sat Jun 15th, 2013 at 01:04:31 PM EST
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Let a hundred mills bloom

Wow, you were at Tvind? i visited that mill, and also climbed most of the ones in the history. Eric Grove-Nielsen was a friend from those days, and even today. Brings back serious pioneer memories.

So, more stories from you, no?

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Mon Jun 17th, 2013 at 05:23:27 PM EST
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No, we just passed though on the way back from a student excursion to Norway. Bought the poster as a souvenir. I liked the political connotation... still do

The sentence rhytm works better in Danish tho :-)

by mustakissa on Tue Jun 18th, 2013 at 02:17:53 AM EST
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If I would tell one more story, it would be that I lived and worked for four years in Denmark, in Copenhagen, often going to the Geophysical Institute of the University at Haraldsgade 6.

Those were the days of the first Greenland ice corings, the cores being brought in in crates of straw, to be stored in the cellar. The Copenhagians were strong on isotope studies. Also then (early nineties) the airborne Greenland gravity project was done, measuring gravity (and magnetism, and the depth of the bedrock using ice penetrating radar) over all of Greenland in a collaboration between the Danish Survey and Cadastre (where I worked) and the US Naval Research Lab.

I would have had an opportunity to visit Summit, Greenland in those days... sometimes I still feel sorry I didn't. But then, I visited Iceland a few times.

by mustakissa on Tue Jun 18th, 2013 at 02:51:46 AM EST
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