Thursday Doors – Ugly Doors

Ugly Doors My tenth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Ugly Doors. Help! I did it again. I tried to find out what is behind this orange barrier but I still have no idea. That makes it… Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Trio

Weekly Photo Challenge – Trio Three mannequins in the Museum of Photographic Art in Rotterdam. Weekly Photo Challenge – Trio

Thursday doors…open door

Originally posted on This, that and the other thing:
“The door’s always open” certainly applies to this residence.  The door to the home of this gilded flicker woodpecker, though, might not seem friendly…

Thursday Doors – Exotic Doors

Exotic Doors You have to look very careful … but behind the tree is the door to one of the foodie hotspots in Santiago de Chili. Tiramisu is at first just an ordinairy… Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Victory

Weekly Photo Challenge – Victory

Cover Makeover – The romantic manifesto

Ayn Rand – The romantic manifesto My fifth entry to the Cover Makeover challenge at Lucile de Godoy and musingsofafrequentflyingscientist This composition is made in Photoshop cc 2015. It is combination of picture of a rose,… Continue reading

Ooit verdwijnt het

Ik zit in de woonkamer van mijn schoonmoeder. De gashaard staat lekker te loeien, centrale verwarming heeft ze niet. Op het dressoir staan foto’s van de kinderen, de katten, overleden vrienden en familie.… Continue reading

Paris 13-11-2015

We will never surrender to terror – #parisisaboutlife

Thursday Doors – physiotherapy Gouda

physiotherapy Gouda I have back pain. For a long time already. My own fault, my wife said: you never take care when you lift something or … Whatever. I always wonder what hurts more:… Continue reading

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Rotterdam sequence

Wordless in Rotterdam

Weekly Photo Challenge – Ornate

Meissen Porcelain – Ornate DE STAATLICHE PORZELLAN-MANUFAKTUR MEISSEN GMBH. A visit to the oldest porcelain manufacturer of Germany. I was invited to visit Herr Dr. Tillman Blaschke, the CEO of Meissen to talk about… Continue reading

Thursday Doors – College Doors

College Doors My eight entry to Norms Thursday Doors. College Doors. This girl is looking very happy. I wonder why. The Id College is only minutes away from the place I live and when… Continue reading

Cover Makeover – The Long Kiss Goodbye

The Long Kiss Goodbye My fourth entry to the Cover Makeover challenge at Lucile de Godoy and musingsofafrequentflyingscientist This is not Geena Davis. The photo used  gives an impression of the atmosfere in the movie.… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Treat

The best Treat ever … She is lovely is she not? Weekly Photo Challenge – Treat

Thursday Doors – Wunderbar

Doors I have seen (to) often .. My seventh entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Doors I have seen (to) often. A door of a bar. And to be more specific the door of the… Continue reading

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Dutch River View

Erotic dream in Purple

Weekly Photo Challenge – Careful

Careful giraffe Visiting Diergaarde Blijdorp in Rotterdam I came across a very careful giraffe. But wait! There are five of them! Weekly Photo Challenge – Careful

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Cover Makeover – On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond My third entry to the Cover Makeover challenge at Lucile de Godoy and musingsofafrequentflyingscientist I made the composition in Indesign CC 2015. I was inspired by the Penguin Book style designed by German… Continue reading

Thursday Doors – Ugly Doors

Ugly Doors on Thursday My sixth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Ugly Doors. And sadly: the most common doors there are. I don’t want to spoil your Thursday so I won’t publish them all at once… Continue reading

Alweer een sonnet?

Gister besprong mij de aandrang tot dichten zonder bedoeling, zonder idee. Ik werd in bezit genomen door iets wat men noemt: melan- cho- li- cae. Toch had ik beter in bed kunnen blijven.… Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Extra Ordinary Object

Extra Ordinary Objects by Charles Ray Two white giants standing for a window overlooking the skyline of Chicago. I was stunned by the sheer size of them and the impression they made on… Continue reading

Thursday Doors – Piercing Door

Piercing Door on Thursday My fifth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. The door of Queen of Rings, a Piercing Shop in Rotterdam. They employ only women as ‘piercers’ (?) if that is the English word for it.… Continue reading

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Art Institute of Chicago Art Institute of Chicago

Weekly Photo Challenge – Photo’s we loved

Boundaries WitchwithaView thanks the staff from The Weekly Photo Challenge! Boundaries is selected as one of the five Photo’s they loved! For those who want to know: the photo is taken at a windless day on the… Continue reading

Cover Makeover – Six Day’s Seven Nights

Six Day’s Seven Nights My second entry to the Cover Makeover challenge at Lucile de Godoy. I made the composition in Photoshop CC 2015 and edited the picture in Indesign CC 2015. The cover… Continue reading

Cover Makeover – The Incident at Montebello

The incident at Montebello My first entry to the Cover Makeover challenge at Lucile de Godoy. I made the composition in Photoshop CC 2015 out of three pictures. The background picture is taken… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Happy Place

Happy Place My happy place is our sailing boat: Kind of Blue is a Dutch Randmeer class dinghy built in 2005. She has won almost all races in Holland, and is overall the fastest… Continue reading

A Photo a Week Challenge – Crowd Control

Crowd Control My first entry to Nancy Merril’s ‘A Photo a Week Challenge‘  The crowd is watching in awe the colors of the Font Magica in Barcelona, Spain. A lot of people are… Continue reading

Thursday Doors – October

A door in a Lightship My fourth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. An old Lightship in the harbor of Rotterdam. Now doing service as a restaurant. #ThursdayDoors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If… Continue reading

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Dreams for Sale