Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 had a direct impact on our lives. My wife having returned from a family visit with enough life topics in itself just weeks before the invasion, suddenly these worries were overshadowed by much more fundamental questions about safety and uncertainty for family and friends. Travel restrictions and uncertainty … Continue reading War in Ukraine one year on
Author: Frederik Jensen
Clemency at Fastaval 2023
Sign up for Fastaval 2023 is open and my game Clemency is on the programme. Fastaval is a game convention in Denmark with a long tradition of presenting innovative roleplaying and board gaming experiences. It’s five days of fun telling stories and playing games in an inclusive crowd in a public school somewhere in Denmark. … Continue reading Clemency at Fastaval 2023
True Happiness This Way Lies
So I quit my job. It was a good job, many positive things, but in the end it didn’t work out for me. It feels good. Too much uncertainty about my role. I never quite managed to build relations with the company. I’m too much on “the spectrum” to be able to live with this … Continue reading True Happiness This Way Lies
In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen
I grew up in a suburb of Odense, the third largest city in Denmark located on the island "in the middle." Famous and infamous for its love-hate relationship with the author Hans Christian Andersen, who was born in Odense but left to pursue fame and glory elsewhere. The brand is strong but every politician or … Continue reading In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen
I have printed and framed a selection of photos from my corona walks. Most motives are local, taken within 10 minutes of where I live. Last year I did framed prints for our own walls, this year I was thinking it could be fun to see if I could sell some. I like the process … Continue reading Sweden 2022
Xmas market for Ukraine, December 11th 2022
We have decided to host a Christmas Market to support Ukraine next weekend, Sunday December 11th 2022. The concept is this: Donate to a charity supporting Ukraine and we will serve you a warm drink and a snack. I hope we can create an opportunity for the local community to socialise and at the same … Continue reading Xmas market for Ukraine, December 11th 2022
My visits to Ukraine: Kyiv
I've visited Kyiv numerous times, last time was in 2018. This is the third post in the series about my visits to Ukraine.
My visits in Ukraine: Pripyat
I visited the city Pripyat in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in June 2009 and my Scandinavian brain got a lecture on cultural understanding.
My visits to Ukraine: Crimea
It's been a while since last time I was in Ukraine. The pandemic and the invasion have put plans to revisit on hold. I dug out some old pictures from my visits in Ukraine and in this series of posts, I will share some of my experiences from travelling in Ukraine, starting with Crimea. Crimean … Continue reading My visits to Ukraine: Crimea
This year I organised a gaming retreat in Tranås, Sweden. Games were played with lots of time to catch up on life in between.