Editor/Daughter’s Note: My dad wrote up several journals of his memories starting from Langeland, Denmark where he was born in 1921 and carrying on to Scandinavia and then to Canada where he immigrated in 1949.
Forward from my Dad’s Journal of Memories.
Denmark, 1921 to 1945.
- Langeland Where I was Born (Part of my Dad’s Stories)
- Life on Langeland in Denmark, 1921-31
- The Three Clues Ghost Story
- Starting a Creamery in Aarhus, Denmark in 1932
- Life in Aarhus, Denmark from 1932 to 1935
- Siø, King Peter’s Island in Denmark, 1935
- Life on Siø, an Island Farm in Denmark, 1936
- Ice Winter on Siø Farm in Denmark, 1936-37
- Dreaming About a Life on the Sea, Denmark 1937
- The Biggest-Ever Harvest, Denmark 1938
- Life on Uncle Erik’s Farm in Denmark, 1938-39
The War Years.
- Danish Winter Emergency, 1940
- Thor’s Island, Denmark 1941
- Ollerup School in Gymnastics, Denmark 1941-42
- Life near the German Border during WW2, Denmark 1942
- Sorensen’s Farm in Occupied Denmark, 1943
- Anglos in Denmark
- Dalum Agricultural School in Denmark, 1943-44
- Historic Lejre and the Beast, Denmark 1944
- Working in the Resistance, Denmark 1944-45
Around Scandinavia in the Late 1940s.
- In Sweden with that ‘Devil Dane’, 1946
- Over the Handlebars in Sweden, 1947
- Two Working Summers in Sweden, 1947 & 1948
- Winter Logging in Sweden, 1947
- A Logging Accident in Sweden in the Spring of 1948
- Working with Jeppe, the Ideal Horse, Denmark 1948-9
Emigrating to Canada, 1949.
- Crossing the Pond to Canada, 1949
- A Train Ride through Ontario in mid-December 1949
- Saskatchewan in the Winter Time, 1949
- Ocean Falls Pulp, on the BC Coast, 1950
- Driftnetting the Forest on the BC Coast, 1951
- Working the Greenchain at a Cedar Mill in False Creek Vancouver, 1950
- Working at the Hotel Vancouver, Canada 1951
- Arctic Ice Cream, 1952
- A Life Change, 1952
- Nighttime on the Greenchain in Port Alberni, 1952
- That Old House, Chemainus, 1953-60
- Dad’s Paintings
- My Dad’s Stories: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
- Editing my Dad’s Memories
- My Father’s Treasures