"I have worked as a Goldsmith for Lise Aagaard since the summer of 2000. Surrounded by Trollbeads morning to evening, it had to happen - I designed my first bead. My family name is Schumann, the name of a famous Danish traveling circus, and Søren Nielsen once said to me, with a name like that you ought to make circus jewelry! That's why my first bead is a circus clown."
Dogs and children are crawling over her. Completely calm like a rock in the eye of a storm, she sits in the sun and reads the story of Morty Mechanic. It is a perfectly ordinary afternoon.