Weekly photo challenge – Magic

Magic “She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims…” ― Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things Weekly photo challenge – Magic Save Save Save

Travel theme – History

Windmill De Roode Leeuw My second entry to the Travel theme Challenge. The windmill Roode Leeuw (Red Lion) in Gouda The Netherlands. De Roode Leeuw is among the oldest flourmills in the Netherlands. I made this picture on a very bright afternoon. And the blue is not photoshopped 🙂 It is by the grace of theContinue reading “Travel theme – History”

Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

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 oldContinue reading “Thursday Doors – Doors with a history”

Thursday Doors – Doors with a history

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 interestingContinue reading “Thursday Doors – Doors with a history”

Thursday Doors – College Doors

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. ItContinue 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 doorContinue reading “Thursday Doors – Museum Doors”

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”