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A modern tale of change: the nameless girl with the big head who’s brief life touched the lives of many

January 22, 2011


What would you do, if you saw this picture in the news paper on a fine Sunday morning? Really, think about it. A picture that changed lives The 19th September 2010 thousands of readers of one of the major Danish news papers Berlingske Tidende were presented with this picture taken by Mads Nissen over their […]

You don’t have to be the next Bono; but is everyone a changemaker?

December 16, 2010


Is everyone a changemaker? Are you a changemaker? According to Bill Drayton, the founder of Ashoka, you are. ‘Everyone is a changemaker’ is his mantra. And he is not alone in thinking so. Drayton envisions an ‘everyone a changemaker’ future, but points out that there are a few bumps on the road to this destination. […]

Life is beautiful

December 15, 2010


Life is beautiful. That is it. That is all. Life really is beautiful… This is one of my favorite pictures of street art, or street wisdom as I call it, given that someone in the heat of a moment has decided to write these specific words on a wall. The canvas is John Lennon wall […]

Street wisdom

December 4, 2010


Inspiration and food for thought can come from just about anywhere. This writing on the wall is something I stumbled upon on a walk in Rishikesh, a beautiful city in Northern India. I find ‘street wisdom‘ extremely inspiring; art on the street, words from a stranger, thoughts to the people.

Ideas worth spreading

December 1, 2010


Yesterday I took the day of work, and volunteered to help out at the TEDxCopenhagen conference. Why? I am a TED fan, admittedly. Plus, I would love to support such a great event taking place in my city. What is there not to like about TED? Innovative ideas, crazy out-of-the box thinking, music, art, funky […]