92. Hans Christian Andersen

Today is the 205th birthday of Hans Christian Andersen [en.wikipedia.org]/ which was/is one of my favorite writters of all time. When I was a kid I used to listen and to read his stories, and even today If I find any of those I read them over again. The stories are for children, but I’m sure many adults should read them again to understand their lives because they teach us a lot.
One of my favorites from all the time was the ugly duckling.






Due the lack of messages I’ve been receiving I’ll tell that I’m in a Photoblog break, not because I’m bored or something but because I need time to let my mind open a bit more and exams are coming so I’ll be not posting so fluently. Although I am willing to visit your posts whenever I can because I usually get bored at night so your photos help me to leave the stress.. I’ll be posting once in a while. Thank you for your posts.

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    • # Christa

      Espero que os exames tenham corrido bem, eu já disse que fico admirada como faz malabarismo com o tempo. H.C. Andersen, um autor que me acompanhou também durante a minha infância e do qual não se esquece.
      Boa foto e muito adequada.

      2010.04.03 Reply Cancel

    • # Kate

      Great advice Ricky - to re read children's books. Good luck with your exams...the tribe of three here all have exams coming up so..I can sympathise....

      2010.04.03 Reply Cancel

    • # Lynn

      FANTASTIC EYE!!! Great composition and words to go along with it. I wish you well with your exams and I look forward to your interesting and informative posts...with working 5 days a week plus 2 nights a week...I find it difficult to be on PB as much as I would like to...take care Ricky :))

      2010.04.02 Reply Cancel

    • # Tom

      Ricky will mess your interesting shots, but understand sometimes we aqll need breaks :) Best wishes on your exams

      Interesting shot, I remember Hans Christian Andersen

      2010.04.02 Reply Cancel

    • # Sadhya Rippon

      Ricky I will miss you, but you need to do what you need to do, so just take it easy, we will be here when you are ready to return.
      Best wishes with the exams.

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    • # Brenda Nelson

      I love your photos and your information that you give us. HCA is a classic writer, appropriate for all ages. Thanks for the reminder.

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    • # Jacki

      Hey good luck with your exams.

      I think ALL good children's books are meant for adults as well. I have a HUGE collection, probably 100+ , I still buy them, and my kids are long gone! :-)

      2010.04.02 Reply Cancel

    • # Lynda

      I loved his stories as a child. Particularly liked the Snow Queen and the Little Match Girl.

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    • # Tim

      always a great to advise to re-read books for children,,,take all teh time you need Ricky, do your things and try to pass all.

      2010.04.02 Reply Cancel

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