An Ode to Failure

Is this a blog about failure? The question popped up in my head when I was browsing through my last few posts. I mean, I wrote about the poor Høyer, who owing to his pigheadedness lost his membership of the Royal Art Academy, his workshop, his clientele, and his good name. And I wrote about... Continue Reading →

Jens Johan Vangensten

The Norwegian landowner and politician Jens Johan Vangensten (1766-1837) is not in this database. The poor man would have loved to have been included, of that I am sure, but his poetry never got him anywhere. What is worse, the poetry of others even made him end up in jail - but I will return... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

Invenīre: Discovery & Innovation in Pre-Modern Scandinavia

February 22- 23, 2019, Berkeley, California

Mainzer Beobachter

Weblog van Jona Lendering

The Woods Called

and I had to go