Every picture tells a story

Here we like to share stories that come with a picture or the other way round.

June 27, 2021

Cities of the Hanseatic League – II

The first time that we wrote about the Hanseatic League was in 2019 when we visited Deventer, Kampen and Hattem. This year, 2021, we...

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School girls
January 17, 2021

Down memory lane – Istanbul

In September 1993 we visited Istanbul for the first time. I had meetings at our office in Istanbul and Yvonne accompanied me on this...

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January 10, 2021

The cemetery of Bagolino

When we travel we often visit cemeteries. All the graves have a story to tell. The graves represent families, elderly people who have a...

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Sjak Zwier - Guitar builder
July 9, 2020

Sjak Zwier – guitar builder

When leaving Greece in 1999 I got as present from my Greek colleagues an old bouzouki. We love Greek music and we have been...

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Highland cattle, Nederland
April 22, 2020

Highland cattle at the Westerschelde river

The Westerschelde river is very close to our house, in fact it is at the end of the small rural road along which we...

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February 16, 2020

Cities of the Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns in Northwestern and Central Europe. Growing from a few North...

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June 16, 2019

Story “The Westergren family”

Art in Denmark – The Westergren Family On our latest journey in Denmark we suddenly came across a group of sculptures on a hill....

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February 24, 2019

In Flanders Fields

A new long term project, that  I started to work on is the Great War. Regretfully, due to Covid-19, the project is temporarily on...

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