Thursday Doors – Ugly yellow door

Ugly yellow door In my series 'Ugly doors' a yellow door. Found it in an old hospital. A former waitingroom made a bit more attractive. I guess ... It still give me the creeps. Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit his site and check out … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Ugly yellow door

Thursday Doors – White doors and yellow Garden Bench

Thursday doors - White doors

White doors And a yellow Garden Bench. Without a garden. Not even in the neighborhood. Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit his site and check out what people are sharing today. Thursday Doors june 29th Save Save Save

Thursday Doors – Public lavatory

Thursday doors - Public lavatory

Public Lavatory Two white doors in an orange lavatory. Typical Dutch. Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit his site and check out what people are sharing today. Thursday Doors April 13th Save Save

Thursday Doors – Brandenburger Tor

Tor or gate? This is a door.  One of the most famous doors in the World. But is it a door? The Branderburger Tor is a gate of course. But who cares? Germans don't have humor. They say so themselve 🙂 So for this occasion the Brandenburger Tor is nothing more than a oversized door. … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Brandenburger Tor

Thursday Doors – Screen

Screen This is a door. Sort of. Depends on the definition. No cathedrals available. All historic buildings to far off. So plastic it is. This screen is hanging between two sections in "The Museum Of The Image". I was intrigued with the shoe that points directely at me  if you look between the two parts … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Screen

Thursday Doors – Orange door

Orange door Been very busy lately ... making photo's for my study. And ran out of doors I guess 🙂 But while visiting PhoToBreda, a leading photo exhibition in Europe, I made a picture of a lovely door. I hope you like it!   Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Orange door

Thursday Doors – Typical Dutch

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Typical Dutch This is typical Dutch. No rules for me, only for the others. Nimby's Not In My Back Yard. Or in this case: who cares that the emergency exit is blocked ... 😦 Standard door i am afraid. Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Typical Dutch

Thursday Doors – Historic Doors

Historic doors in Gouda These doors are in the Spieringstraat in Gouda, The Netherlands. In the first half of the 13th century the houses were build as part of the cityplan together with the harbour, the Peperstraart and the Groenweg. Located in this street since the 'Reformation' in 1572, but long gone and replaced by … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Historic Doors

Thursday Doors – Government doors

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Doors to the Ministry of General Affairs The Binnenhof (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɪnə(n)ɦɔf]; English: Inner Court) is a complex of buildings in the city centre of The Hague, next to the Hofvijver lake. It houses the meeting place of both houses of the States General of the Netherlands, as well as the Ministry of General Affairs … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Government doors

Thursday Doors – Doors at a ship

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Doors at a ship The Geertruida, by coincidence the ship has my name: Geert, and my mothers name, Geertruida, was launched in 1906. She is a 'maatschip' what means as much that she is build to a specific size fitting the route she had to sail. The Geertruida sailed until the seventies of the last … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Doors at a ship

Thursdaysdoors – Haags Gemeente museum 

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag I visited the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag today just to be 'on the road' And to visit my favorite museum of course. The artist Constant, one of the members of the Cobra movement, was honored with an exhibition. Stunning. This picture I made into a drawing. Constant also made a labyrinth of white … Continue reading Thursdaysdoors – Haags Gemeente museum 

Thursday Doors – my doors

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My doors My thirty-first entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Home doors. The doors of my house. Not much to tell about these doors. They are not old, not historic, not very beautiful. But. They are mine. And something you dont't see but what makes this picture very special for me is the fact that is the first picture … Continue reading Thursday Doors – my doors

Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

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Doors to the local power My thirtieth first entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Historic doors. The door of the cityhall of Zuthpen. About 300 AD a Germanic settlement was the first permanent town on a complex of low river dunes. Whereas many such settlements were abandoned in the early Middle Ages, Zutphen on its strategic … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

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Doors to the pinnacle of power My thirtiest (thirtieth) 🙂 entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Historic doors. These doors are backdoor to the Dutch Senate: De Raad van State. Far more important than the main entrance. Let me first explain what the function is of 'De Raad van State'. The Council of State has two … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

Thursday Doors – Essential doors

Thursdaydoors Carpark

Secured carpark doors My twenty-ninth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Essential doors. A door that opens up to the carpark of one of the most exclusive hotels in The Netherlands: Het Kurhaus in Scheveningen. I completely forgot to post the door on Thursday 🙂 So it's more of a Friday the 13th door. The picture is … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Essential doors

Thursday Doors – Essential doors

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Terminal The Hague Municipal Railway My twenty-eighth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Essential doors. That is to say if you are a railway carriage and want to enter the terminal. The first lines in The Hague were horse drawn. In the first half of the 1880s steam trams appeared. These were rapidly replacing the horsedrawn lines, … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Essential doors

Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

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Het Swanenburghs Hofje My twenty-seventh entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Doors with a history. But. This door is no door at all ... Sorry! I developed the image (digital processing is also developing. Sort of anyway) made the post and published it. And then realised: this is no door. It's a gate. But a very old … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

Thursday Doors – Museum doors

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Sliding doors - National Military Museum My twenty-sixth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Museum doors. These sliding doors belongs to the National Military Museum. The National Military Museum is situated on the former air base at Soesterberg. It combines the collections of the former Military Aviation Museum in Soesterberg and Army Museum in Delft. This is … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Museum doors

Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

Thursdaydoors Huize Groeneweg

huize groenweg - gouda My twenty-fifth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Doors with a history. This door belongs to a former priory, founded in 1395. The monks helped the victims of the plague. And buried them afterwards in most cases. Nowadays it is an apartment building.  #ThursdayDoors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

Thursday Doors – College Doors

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Willem de Kooning academy - Rotterdam My twenty-fourth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Collega doors. A sturdy door. Keeps the artists-that-are-no-artists outside. Because this is THE Art Academy of The Netherlands. Only the best may enter 🙂 The Willem de Kooning Academy is the art school of Rotterdam and part of the Hogeschool Rotterdam, a university of applied sciences. It … Continue reading Thursday Doors – College Doors

Thursday Doors – Museum Doors

old versus new My twenty-third  entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Museum doors.  Old versus new. The door on the left is inside the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. I visited the museum to see an exhibition of Pieter Mondriaan, one of the most prominent Dutch artists of the 20th century and world-famous for his painting Victory Boogie Woogie.  The door … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Museum Doors

Thursday Doors – Church doors

russian orthodox church rotterdam My twenty-second  entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Church doors. The door of the Russian Orthodox Church in The Netherlands.  #ThursdayDoors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit his site and check out what people are sharing today. Thursday Doors 25 februari

Thursday Doors – Deceptive doors

appearances can be deceptive My twenty-first  entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Deceptive doors. The door of the St-Jan Cathedral in Gouda is deceptively small. But if you enter you will discover one of the largest cathedrals in Holland. Not in volume, but in length. The church is dedicated to John the Baptist, the patron saint of Gouda, and was built during the 15th … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Deceptive doors

Thursday Doors – Stairs

doors with stairs My twentieth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Doors with stairs. In a lot of apartment buildings you have to climb stairs before finding a door. Not the most beautiful doors but not that ugly either. But hey! Your home is your castle or something like that.  “I carry a door with me wherever I go, … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Stairs

Thursday Doors – French Fries

More essential doors My eighteenth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. More Essential Doors. Of course Gouda is  world famous for cheese. That doesn't mean we don't eat anything else. Apart from cheese we occasionally eat bread, meat and fastfood. In between lots of other stuff 🙂 So we have four essential doors to add to the first one: coffee! … Continue reading Thursday Doors – French Fries

Thursday Doors – Cold War Doors

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Doors with a history My eighteenth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Doors with a history. During the cold war the 32nd Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) nicknamed the Soesterberg Wolfhounds was based at Soesterberg airbase. Over the years the Soesterberg Wolfhounds flew and maintained a variety of fighters including the F-86, F-100, F-102, F-4 and F-15, achieving impressive results. … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Cold War Doors

Thursday Doors – Doors out of place

Doors out of place My seventeenth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. This door is out of place. The building is old, approx. 250 year, and the front of the house is painted in a aluminium color. So is the door. Someway has to talk to the owner. Or worse 🙂 You can can discuss taste. But apart from my … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Doors out of place