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 doorContinue 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 15thContinue 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

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 myContinue reading “Thursday Doors – Doors out of place”

Thursday Doors – Doors with a double history

Doors with a (double) history – City hall Gouda My sixteenth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Doors with a history. By far the most spectaculair doors in Gouda and they rank fifth on my the Dutch Top Ten #thursdaydoors board. (Brings me on idea: the top ten doors in the Netherlands!) A double history. ButContinue reading “Thursday Doors – Doors with a double history”

Thursday Doors – Essential Doors

Essential Doors My fifteenth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. Essential Doors. Simon Lévelt (1775-1850) was a Dutch trader in colonial produce. In 1817 Lévelt opened his first shop in Amsterdam selling, among other products, various kinds of Tea and Coffee. This picture taken in Gouda is the shop frontdoor of one of their 40 shops in TheContinue reading “Thursday Doors – Essential Doors”

Thursday Doors – College Doors

College Doors My fourteenth entry to Norms Thursday Doors. College Doors. In 1925 in Gouda the Casimir school was founded. The school has a rich history and is based on the Dalton Plan. The Dalton Plan is an educational concept created by Helen Parkhurst. It is inspired by the intellectual ferment at the turn of theContinue reading “Thursday Doors – College Doors”