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Tag Archives: Holland
Preparing for a photo shoot with the theme Duch Masters I saw a documentary on tv about the Dutch village of Marken, which used to be an island. It told the story of a small community losing its traditions after … Continue reading
Yesterday I went to see the show Making Africa in the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam. Came back invigorated. A marvelous world of wonder. http://www.kunsthal.nl/nl/plan-je-bezoek/tentoonstellingen/making-africa/
Two flower paintings I saw in the Museum Kröller Muller. The paintings are similar, but see what a frame can do. Here’s a top 10 of the best flower paintings according to the Guardian.
Yesterday we drove off to Kinderdijk, the postcard pretty area in the heart of Holland with 19 windmills we heard much about but actually had never seen. We set off early as we meant to beat the crowd, at is a very popular … Continue reading
I love small vases and tiny bouquets. This one is now hanging on the wall by the dining table.
Up on the roof I took this picture just now. Over the years I have taken pictures of full moons, thinking it could end up a path of steppingstones in my memory, by which I could remember the moments in … Continue reading
Queen Beatrix will renounce the throne next Tuesday, but…Still full of life! (by Stan) The Netherlands are getting ready to say goodbye to their well loved queen of 33 years, Beatrix. This Tuesday, April 30th, the Royal Family and fans … Continue reading