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

Monochrome Monday – 36 – Waalsdorpervlakte

monochromemonday - Waalsdorpervlakte

Remember those who gave their lives for our freedom "And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave." --Joseph Rodman Drake The Waalsdorpervlakte is an open place in the dune area "Meijendel" (The Hague, the Netherlands), where over 250 members of the … Continue reading Monochrome Monday – 36 – Waalsdorpervlakte

Weekly photo challenge – A Good Match

Four trees in the snow

Four Trees in the snow “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ― Lewis Carroll Four trees in snow.  Black … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – A Good Match

Weekly photo challenge – Shadow

Shadow “To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.” ― Ansel Adams Weekly photo challenge - Shadow Save Save

Weekly photo challenge – Solitude

Solitude Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.  ― Jodi Picoult Peter Lindbergh exhibition / Kunsthal Rotterdam Weekly photo challenge - Solitude Save … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Solitude

Weekly photo challenge – Ambience


Space Oddity This is Ground Control to Major Tom You've really made the grade And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear Now it's time to leave the capsule if you dare "This is Major Tom to Ground Control I'm stepping through the door And I'm floating in a most peculiar way And … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Ambience

Wordless Wednesday 48 – Hope and empires to conquer

Circle of Life - Hope and empires to conquer

Hope and empires to conquer Still life - Hope and empires to conquer Second in the serie Cycle of Life representing youth and the hopes they have for the future. Save Save

Silent Sunday 18 – Seagull

De aarde danst op haar wolken De aarde danst op haar wolken met het geroezemoes van de middenstand Ultragolven bereiken mij niet meer ook niet die van het erbarmen. Kan een gedicht denken? In welke zin? De aarde is er voor het koesteren van klei, voor het boetseren van gedachten Kijk in mijn ogen! Blijf … Continue reading Silent Sunday 18 – Seagull

Weekly photo challenge – Names

Dem Deutschen Volke "An Tagen wie diese Wünscht man sich Unendlichkeit An Tagen wie diese Haben wir noch ewig Zeit. In dieser Nacht der Nächte, Die uns so viel verspricht. Erleben wir das Beste Kein Ende ist in Sicht. Erleben wir das Beste Und kein Ende in Sicht Kein Ende in Sichtier" Die Toten Hosen … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Names

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

Monochrome Monday – 32


Holstein cow Holstein Friesians (often shortened to Holsteins in North America, while the term Headers is often used in Europe) are a breed of dairy cattle originating from the Dutch provinces of North Holland and Friesland, and what is now Schleswig-Holstein in Northern Germany. They are known as the world's highest-production dairy animals. The Geef … Continue reading Monochrome Monday – 32

Weekly photo challenge – Resilient

Resilient “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Resilient

Alles blijft – Gerrit Komrij

Weekly photo challenge - Humanity

Daar stond een muur die ik heb aangeraakt. De muur werd afgebroken. Van het puin werd verderop een fundament gemaakt. Ik plantte een fruitboom in mijn oude tuin. Die werd geasfalteerd. Vijf meter diep Houdt zich een wortelstronk nog grommend koest. Vijf eeuwen lang desnoods. De Spaanse griep Landt ooit op Mars omdat ik heb … Continue reading Alles blijft – Gerrit Komrij